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Re: How to automatically attach to session, create new window and run a
Re: How to automatically attach to session, create new window and run a program?
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:44:34 +0400
On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 03:21:20PM +0300, Eugene Dzhurinsky wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 04:02:50PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 02:47:41PM +0300, Eugeny N Dzhurinsky wrote:
> > > Hello!
> > >
> > > I have somelike a strange requirement - I would like to create a script,
> > > which
> > > will check if screen is already running, if so - open in in terminal
> > > (rxvt for
> > > instance) and reattach to the screen session, and create new window then
> > > run
> > > certain program in it. If there are no screen running, then create one and
> > > invoke a program (the most simplest thing).
> > Possibly something like
> > "screen -xRR sesname -X 'screen newprogram'".
> That doesn't work for me for some reason?
> I started screen with "screen -S current rtorrent"
> then I invoked: screen -xRR current -X 'screen mutt'
> and nothing happens, but in existign screen the error appears:
> -X: unknown command 'screen mutt'
Sorry, you shoult try without the single quotes