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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Stop printk printing non-printable chars
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    Hi, Jesper Juhl wrote:

    > [ printing control characters as "meaningful" C escapes ]
    > or am I not making sense?

    No, you're not. ;-)

    Reason: They're not intended to be meaningful. If the kernel prints them,
    the reason isn't that somebody actually used an \a or \v in there, so
    doing that isn't helpful. (Quick, what's the ASCII for \v?)

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    Matthias Urlichs
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