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Re: [screen-devel] GNU Screen v.4.2.0

From: Amadeusz Sławiński
Subject: Re: [screen-devel] GNU Screen v.4.2.0
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:42:24 +0200

> With regards to 52fix_screen_utf8_nfd.patch: I forgot to mention that
> we disabled that patch(*), as it introduced a regression.

ok reverted for now

> > 45suppress_remap.patch - I've checked the logs and it seems like
> > there was already a revert of revert... are you sure it doesn't
> > break anything?
> Also added before my time as maintainer of Debian's screen package.
> According changelog entry from 2008:
>   * Unbreak <End> and <^A Bksp> using a patch from Loïc Minier
>     (thanks!) - introduced as new 45suppress_remap.dpatch.
> According Debian bug report:

Will take a look at it again then.

> > 47screen-cc.patch - I will first check patches from Fedora, instead
> > of monolithic one ;)
> Sounds like a good plan. :-)

Bah... I applied it accidentally with other patch already, and it
doesn't want to revert due to conflicts :(
And I don't want to make the whole thing into mess of reverts and
reapplies, so it's already in tree.

> > 60-644788-screen-4.1.0-4.0.3-interoperability.patch - still not sure
> > about this one
> Not by me, but I was very happy about someome wrote that for me. I
> though don't really understand some parts of it, so not much
> explanation from expect that it fixed most of the interoperability
> issues. (Resizing the terminal while being connected to a 4.0.3 server
> does not work properly with that patch. Detaching and reattaching
> helps, though, so it was considered a minor issue as it is only
> present during an upgrade.)
> I actually thought about dropping that patch since it was primaryly
> for the upgrade from Debian 6 to Debian 7 while we are now working
> towards Debian 8. But since you explicitly mentioned the issues it
> mitigates, I thought it may be still interesting for you. 
> So feel free to skip it.

Also people wanting to attach to older session can use a workaround:
$ ps a | grep SCREEN
$ /proc/$pid_from_above/exe -r
to reattach


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