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bug #63145: Add %* escape to output caret character literal ("^")

Submitter:  Piotr Henryk Dabrowski <dabrowski>
Submitted:  Sun 02 Oct 2022 01:15:31 PM UTC
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  * 5 - Normal Status:  Ready For Test
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.9.0
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  5.0.0
Work Required:  None
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Sun 02 Oct 2022 01:15:31 PM UTC, original submission:  

Configuration for hardstatus does not seem to allow insertion of caret character literal ("^"), as it is always treated as control character.

Add %* escape to output caret character literal ("^").

Patch attached.

Piotr Henryk Dabrowski <dabrowski>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2023-08-09 anaumov StatusNone Ready For Test
        Planned ReleaseNone 5.0.0
    2022-10-02 dabrowski Attached File- Added 0001-add-escape-to-output-caret-character-literal-documen.patch, #53780

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