How to disable formatting control characters in newer versions?

Zoltán Vér
Fri Oct 16 10:07:11 GMT 2020


We have been using Cygwin for a long time for a testing process. This
process saves the output to a log file.

The main problem is that the newer versions of Cygwin puts the formatting
characters into the log file also. So the logs are useless.

The affected formatting characters are backspaces and cursor positioner CSI
control characters like \033[1;1H
It seems like the log contains the clear screen data too.

So, is there an option to disable this feature, or do you have any solution
to eliminate them?

Best regards,
Zoltan Ver


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