Annoying escape sequences in manual-entry bffer
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Jul 23 19:56:55 EDT 2008
Vladimir G. Ivanovic writes:
> '(manual-entry "ls") produces stuff like this:
> > ^[[1mNAME^[[0m
Well, I'm not sure how to get rid of it entirely; a lot of programs
assume you have a capable terminal. Your man program's man page
should tell you how to do that, then you can add those switches to the
Alternatively, M-x ansi-color-for-comint-mode-on RET will allow XEmacs
to display those sequences nicely.
> which didn't happen with a non-mule 21.5-b28 build. Merely changing
> '--with-mule' to '--without-mule' fixes the problem.
I have no idea why this would change anything.
Have you tried both builds with "xemacs -vanilla"? It's possible that
you have installed ansi-color wrapped in a (unless (featurep 'mule) ...)
or something like that.
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