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From Stefan Eissing <stefan.eiss...@greenbytes.de>
Subject Re: allow newlines in T_ESCAPE_LOGITEM?
Date Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:28:34 GMT
Would it make sense to replace \n with \n\t?

> Am 18.04.2016 um 14:23 schrieb Jim Jagielski <jim@jaguNET.com>:
> 
> No opinion :)
> 
>> On Apr 13, 2016, at 3:43 PM, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Currently newlines get backslash-escaped if written to the errorlog.
>> This is via server/gen_test_char.c and stems from an ancient vuln
>> about escape sequences in log files potentially affecting peoples
>> terminals when cat'ed.
>> 
>> On a few occasions I have worked with some libraries that return a
>> newline-formatted buffer that I'd love to dump to the error log
>> without scanning and splitting up into multiple log entries.
>> 
>> I also occasionally see \n's from third-party mods once in a while.
>> 
>> Any opinions on punching a hole for \n in T_ESCAPE_LOGITEM?
> 


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