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Re: Change socket directory

From: John J. Foster
Subject: Re: Change socket directory
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 16:30:09 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 07:08:05PM +0200, Peder Stray wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, John J. Foster wrote:
> >>>Is there a way to change the socket directory to $HOME/.screen? The 
> >>>owners of this system have set the default to /tmp/screen, and I do 
> >>>not have access to change it. Is there an environmental variable to 
> >>>override? Is there an entry I can place in my .screenrc?
> >>
> >>export SCREENDIR=$HOME/.screen
> >>
> >>in your shell's startup... or wrap screen in a quick shell script that 
> >>sets the environment.
> >
> >I've just finished slapping myself for not RTFM'ing. Thanks Will and 
> >Adam. Sorry for the noise.
> why do you want to change it? i know tmpcleaners have a tendency to remove 
> sockets from under /tmp, but you can always get them back with
>       pkill -CHLD screen
I don't find -CHLD in the man pages ...

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