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Re: Change socket directory

From: Will Maier
Subject: Re: Change socket directory
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 11:15:45 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040907i

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 12:03:34PM -0400, John J. Foster wrote:
> Is there a way to change the socket directory to $HOME/.screen? The
> owners of this system have set the default to /tmp/screen, and I do not
> have access to change it. Is there an environmental variable to
> override? Is there an entry I can place in my .screenrc?

The manual mentions several different methods for addressing this problem:
1) Specify a socket directory at compile time
2) Set $SCREENDIR to be any directory (with a mode of 700)

The above information starts at about line 330...

Will Maier

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