[Pkg-zsh-devel] Bug#836580: systemd: systemctl status pipes through less with escape sequences not applied

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Sat Oct 22 21:59:10 UTC 2016

Hello Frank,

Am Samstag, 22. Oktober 2016, 19:14:44 CEST schrieb Frank Terbeck:
> Michael Biebl wrote:
> [...]
> >>>> martin at merkaba:~> systemctl status
> >>>> 
> >>>> ^[[0;1;31m●^[[0m merkaba
> >>>> 
> >>>>     State: ^[[0;1;31mdegraded^[[0m
> >>>>     
> >>>>      Jobs: 0 queued
> >>>>    
> >>>>    Failed: 2 units
> I can't reproduce this.
> If zsh changed its terminal to behave like that, no coloured output
> would work at all. This smells a lot like broken configuration.
> Please provide a minimal example, that triggers the problem (freshly
> started terminal, preferably xterm, and freshly started zsh, with only
> as much configuration as to trigger the problem). If it is indeed a
> problem, that zsh is responsible for, we can talk.

Funnily enough I can´t reproduce this at the moment either.

I honestly have no idea what difference leads to that differing result, but 
given the timeframe between my original report and last tests and my test just 
a moment ago it could be about anything.

So feel free to close. I´d reopen should I see this again.

Thank you,

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