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Disabling unicode escapes makes REPL unusable #9735
If starting the REPL session with
The problem can be traced to
A proposed fix would be to inline control characters' integer values and circumvent said escaping altogether.
Here is a quick hack which seems to do the trick via a specialized pattern match on the unix newline
Imported From: https://issues.scala-lang.org/browse/SI-9735?orig=1