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RE: Starting screen non-interactively at system startup

From: David Balazic
Subject: RE: Starting screen non-interactively at system startup
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 13:22:38 +0200

Excuse me, but you said yourself, that now certain properties
of the physical terminal are visible in the emulated terminals.
And they are different, depending on the physical terminal.
That is why new terminal names were invented , like
screen-linux , screen-xterm etc...

Or did I misunderstand something ?


> ----------
> From:         Michael
> Schroeder[SMTP:address@hidden
> Sent:         13. september 2004 11:27
> To:   David Balazic
> Cc:   Screen; 'John Davidorff Pell'
> Subject:      Re: Starting screen non-interactively at system startup
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 09:08:49AM +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> > This idea changed around version 4.0. Now the idea is to present to
> > "children"
> > a terminal, that is tailored to the actual physical terminal.
> No, that's not true. Setting $TERMCAP is a leftover from the
> earliest versions. We just didn't dare to throw it out (yet).
> Fortunatelly most software uses terminfo now anyways.
> Btw, $TERMCAP contains screen's private sequences, not stuff
> from the reattaching terminal.
> Cheers,
>   Michael.
> -- 
> Michael Schroeder           address@hidden
> main(_){while(_=~getchar())putchar(~_-1/(~(_|32)/13*2-11)*13);}

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