Make build console output more node / npm friendly

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12 Jan, 2015 02:51 PM

I recently started moving some projects to using GulpJS and Bower. Both are Node tools. Whilst they seem to function fine the build output is not node / npm friendly. The characters that are used to denote tree hierarchy etc end up looking a little mangled (see enclosed pic).

It would be good if this part of the console output was as readable as anything else is. Since GulpJS / Bower / GruntJS are due to become much more part of the .NET / Visual Studio way of doing things with ASP.Net vNext I'd guess other people will be after this soon too.

All the best. (And thanks for your hard work!),

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 12 Jan, 2015 05:43 PM

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    Run it as "CMD", not PowerShell, and you'll get fine output. I'm afraid for PS it's not possible to change StdOut encoding.

  2. 2 Posted by johnny_reilly on 12 Jan, 2015 07:05 PM

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    Thanks - will try!

  3. johnny_reilly closed this discussion on 29 Jan, 2015 09:24 AM.

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