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Re: [screen-devel] bug using 'screen -X' and feature request

From: Sadrul Habib Chowdhury
Subject: Re: [screen-devel] bug using 'screen -X' and feature request
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:28:51 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Guyzmo had this to say on [21 Nov 2008, 17:01:58 +0100]:
> I tried using -p'.', guessing the window number (but if the user does
> ^ac it will be wrong)... And I am now out of solutions to make it work.
> So here am I with a feature request: how hard would it be to either :
> - find a way to return the created window number when command 1/ is
> executed (either using the environment, or sending it to stdout)

You can give the window name as a parameter to '-p' too. I believe that
will help solve the issue for you.

> - execute a sequence of commands like this one :
>     "screen -X 'screen -t %s %s ; exec ::: python %s %s' % (title,
>                                         command, script_path, dbus_id)
> so the exec command is sent to the newly created window.

Try using 'eval'.

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