Re: [PATCH] kernel: escape non-ASCII and control characters in printk()

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Jun 23 2011 - 14:11:53 EST

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 21:07, Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 19:10 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>> If that is set you shouldn't be filtering out unicode, just control codes.
> OK.
>> Minor other nit is that you might want to allow BEL through and you
>> certainly want to allow tab through.
> In what situation do you think BEL makes sense in kernel log? ÂI cannot
> image the situation. ÂAlarms should use KERN_EMERG/KERN_ALERT log level.

Does BEL work? Last time I tried fancy things (e.g. color output
depending on the
message level), it didn't work. I only got strange characters.



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