Issue with Flink-TiDB-CDC Log Retrieval: Garbled Print Output

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Original topic: flink-tidb-cdc获取日志,打印是乱码问题

| username: TiDBer_UhEaT67M

Using flink-tidb-cdc SourceFunction to obtain TiDB change logs, the parsed result is in binary. How can it be converted to normal content?
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| username: Fly-bird | Original post link

It doesn’t seem to work. I tried many methods before and found that none of them worked.

| username: redgame | Original post link

Why choose this?

| username: TiDBer_UhEaT67M | Original post link

Have you tried using Flink SQL? Is it doable?

| username: TiDBer_UhEaT67M | Original post link

Parse the log data into changes, and then perform business operations.

| username: cassblanca | Original post link

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