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[screen-devel] [bug #52733] Support for $SYSSCREENRC went missing

From: anonymous
Subject: [screen-devel] [bug #52733] Support for $SYSSCREENRC went missing
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2017 17:45:19 -0500 (EST)
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                 Summary: Support for $SYSSCREENRC went missing
                 Project: GNU Screen
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Sat 23 Dec 2017 10:45:18 PM UTC
                Category: None
                Severity: 3 - Normal
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: None
           Fixed Release: None
         Planned Release: None
           Work Required: None



While 4.6.2 has fully working support for the environment
variable $SYSSCREENRC, current git (as of 2017-12-23) seems
to have lost this support. A few occurrences of the variable
name in the documentation is all that's left.

Please restore that functionality, it is very helpful when
handling multiple versions of screen (e.g. for testing new

Using "git bisect" (bear with me, I don't know git), I think I
found the commit where support got dropped (at least the #define
ALLOW_SYSSCREENRC in acconfig.h vanished):

  [df1c012227c95dd7aafe8706f4537445ba8f5d48] rewrite from

Having an option instead of an environment variable would be fine, too,
of course.


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