When performing on Travis-CI, Gradle thinks that the terminal is an ANSI one and thus try to use features non available to the Travis log window:
Thus the build log is ugly and even going into the "plain text" version of the log shows strange non printable charcaters.
- deletion of characrters
In order to resolve this, you can change the TERM variable by adding in your .travis.yml file:
- "export TERM=dumb"