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Re: garbled screenlog

From: Adam Lazur
Subject: Re: garbled screenlog
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 21:54:45 -0500
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Simon Pole (address@hidden) said:
> Having problems with my screenlogs recording garbled output.  A simple 
> log of ls -l seems fine, but when I used the log to record output from 
> an irc and a mud client, the screenlog is filled with extra characters.  
> I assume this has to do with the ansi colour characters used by the 
> clients.  Is there any way to convert the log to ascii, or read the ansi 
> characters in the original format?

less -R screenlog may work okay for prompts and whatnot.

For irc and other stuff that'll use curses to redraw the screen, you're
probably going to end up with garbled output. I'd suggest using the
logging feature of your irc or mud client.

Adam Lazur, Cluster Monkey

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