|From:||Christophe, Jean-Charles Narbonne|
|Subject:||Re: Python wrapper for gnu-screen|
|Date:||Fri, 24 Sep 2010 14:46:30 +0200|
>>> from screenutils import list_screens, Screen >>> list_screens() # wrap screen -ls  >>> s= Screen("session1",True) # create new screen session >>> # screen blink once >>> s.send_commands('bash') # inject text en validate into session >>> s.enable_logs() >>> s.send_commands("df") >>> print next(s.logs) df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 20161172 8084052 11052980 43% / none 1505916 304 1505612 1% /dev none 1512676 936 1511740 1% /dev/shm none 1512676 380 1512296 1% /var/run none 1512676 0 1512676 0% /var/lock none 1512676 0 1512676 0% /lib/init/rw none 20161172 8084052 11052980 43% /var/lib/ureadahead/debugfs /dev/sda7 403567768 196284216 186783420 52% /home address@hidden:~/Dev/github/screenutils$ >>> s.disable_logs() >>> s = None # loose the screen ref >>> s = Screen("session1") # connect back >>> s.exists True >>> s2 = Screen("session2") >>> s2.exists False >>> s2.initialize() # initialize manualy the screen (as True in __init__) >>> list_screens() [<Screen 'session2'>, <Screen 'session1'>] >>>
This sounda like a great functionality to have in Screen. Do you haveOn 23.09.10,21:41, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:37 AM, Christophe, Jean-Charles Narbonne <
> address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm a french student and I used screen to administrate server since a long
> > time.
> > I've never made personal config files or search deep in all screen features
> > but I developed for personal usage a lib in python for administration
> > scripts.
> > (it's allow to inject code into the screens sessions, use monitoring ...).
> > I use it to automate things in shell flavored servers.
> > As I published this lib, I now ask for feedbacks from interested advenced
> > screen scripters/users/developers... Is this kind of tool interesting? Which
> > feature should be added? Is the gnu-screen spirit respected?
> I think most people would agree that having greater control over screen from
> a script would be very useful. I would highly encourage people to help with
> adding native scripting support in screen. Some work has been already been
> done: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/screen.git/log/?h=scripting There's
> currently support for scripts written in python and lua. It would be
> extremely incredible if people would start using this, and fix bugs and/or
> request/implement new features etc. Once I settle down with my new job and
> the moving process, I plan to restart working on this myself (but working
> alone is really boring).
any examples of how it can be used?
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