Why does Red Hat Enterprise Linux /var/log/boot.log file contain special control characters?

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Issue

  • Why does Red Hat Enterprise Linux /var/log/boot.log file contain special control characters?
  • A part of the same looks as follows.
Starting udev: ^[%G^[[60G[^[[0;32m  OK  ^[[0;39m]^M
Setting hostname localhost.localdomain:  ^[[60G[^[[0;32m  OK  ^[[0;39m]^M
Setting up Logical Volume Management:   1 logical volume(s) in volume group "VolGroup" now active

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5

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