This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: 'man' shows escape sequences after updating to docbook_xsl 1.64.1-1
* Thorsten Kampe (2003-12-29 19:48 +0100)
> * Lynn Wilson (2003-12-23 19:40 +0100)
>> It seems that a few months ago the man pages were showing the ESC[1m etc. escape
>> sequences in a bash shell. The problem was quickly fixed.
>> I downloaded docbook_xsl 1.64.1-1 yesterday and the problem is back. I also
>> downloaded a few X-modules. One of these modules caused the 'man' problem to
> Same with me. Anyone with a solution (because every man page is
> unreadable). I haven't installed any "X modules".
Got a personal mail referring to a recent thread called "man produces
ESC". My manpager was 'most' (which is no problem on Gentoo Linux).
...in your .bashrc/.zshrc fixes the problem.
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html