colors from waf => crap in log files
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Sun Nov 6 01:45:38 UTC 2016
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> 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', 'ntp_parser.tab.c']
> 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.
--version show program's version number and exit
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-c COLORS, --color=COLORS
You can turn them off.
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