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Re: session save to disk?

From: David Collins
Subject: Re: session save to disk?
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 22:52:51 +0100
User-agent: Heirloom mailx 12.4 7/29/08

> Recently I wrote a GNU Screen session saver.
> Download:
> A little howto: 
> It recognizes groups and regular windows. Currently there is no support for 
> serial and telnet window types (because so far I didn't manage to use them) 
> but they would be probably easy to add.
> screen-session saves directories and programs by directly reading /proc 
> filesystem ( it reads cwd, exe and cmdline ) and sorts them by parent pid. 
> There is no "stuffing" and there is totally no interaction with programs in 
> windows. After session loading, in every new window starts 
> screen-session-primer (small C program) which displays list of processes and 
> asks user what to do(whether to start none, part of or all window's 
> processes).
> There is also a blacklist for programs which may not be started.

I really like the idea of this. However, I use mostly OS X and freeBSD
neither of which use the /proc file system. Is it possible to adapt
what you have done to work with either of these OSen?


David Collins

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