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bug #27407: When redircteing to printing via po / ESC[5i, incorrectly handling null chars.

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:06:43 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.0.3
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:06:43 PM UTC, original submission:

When using printer redirection (via ESC[5i), if the printer codes contain a null character portions of the output including the null and following the null character will be replaced with blocks of spaces (0x20). I have only observed this behavior when outputting using termcap/terminfo to the printer attached to the terminal. If I redirect the output to a file via "printcmd 'cat > output", it will work correctly. I verified this by putting my printer in hex-dump mode and comparing the output that was coming out using screen and not using screen.

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