colors from waf => crap in log files

Hal Murray hmurray at
Sun Nov 6 01:29:27 UTC 2016

waf likes fancy colors.

>From build -v, it prints "runner" in red.  You end up with things like this:

18:10:51 ^[[35mrunner^[[0m ['/usr/bin/bison', '-d', '--debug', 
'/home/murray/ntpsec/play/ntpd/ntp_parser.y', '-o', '']

But I don't get them in a log file made by a script.  Does anybody understand that area?

The script tee-s to a log file, but doing that by hand still got colors.

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