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Re: config to get screen to never touch the hardware status line in xter
Trent W. Buck
Re: config to get screen to never touch the hardware status line in xterm
Fri, 03 Oct 2008 09:50:22 +1000
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)
Micah Cowan <address@hidden> writes:
> Alex Tang wrote:
>> Hi folks.
>> I've been reading on google and in the archives about how folks do cool
>> things with the hardstatus and "hardware status" line in xterms. I'm
>> trying to do exactly the opposite...I want screen (when used in a
>> terminal program that announces itself as "xterm" e.g. real xterm or
>> putty) to never touch the hardware status line (title bar) of the window.
> AIUI, Screen will only ever touch the xterm title bar if it has been
> told it's the "hardstatus line" via "termcapinfo" lines that define the
> fs and ts features.
When I've had the misfortune to use CentOS-based hosts, I noticed they
fucked with the xterm window title by default. This probably means that
either RHEL or the guy who built our SOE put stupid nonstandard things
in /etc/screenrc (or /etc/X11/Xresources/xterm).