Description of problem: Escape charaters show when viewing man pages through a
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Red Hat 8.0
How reproducible: Use telnet to access RH 8.0 system, then run man gcc, for
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results: Escape characters show
Expected results: No escape characters
this is more a unicode / utf-8 / groff problem than the one of telnet...
At first: what locale do you use? What kind of application you use to connect
to the RH server? Try to post output of command:
Yes, there are some troubel to pass some UTF-8 characters through groff but it
does not seem to handle escape sequence badly (at least on my system). Try to
use PuTTY (with ssh connection) and propef font and proper character conversion
for your language:
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