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Re: Screen window closes on application exit

From: Michael Parson
Subject: Re: Screen window closes on application exit
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 10:45:57 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/

On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 02:26:08PM -0800, address@hidden wrote:
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> > > Howsabout when you want certain programs only to exit to
> > > a shell commandline when you decide to manually exit
> > > them, now and then..? i.e. not necessarily run the same
> > > program again, or with the same input data file -- but
> > > you want that screen to stay right there?
> > 
> > I'm not sure I understand what you're looking for.  Can
> > you give an example?
> I think the context was clear: simply to have a zombie exit
> to a shell. Obviously, going into detail here was a
> distraction.

in your .screenrc

screen -t mutt 0
        stuff "mutt\015"

This will create a screen in slot 0 an run mutt from the shell prompt,
when you quit mutt, it will drop you to your default shell.

Michael Parson

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