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Re: suspend vs. detach - practical examples?

From: Phil!Gregory
Subject: Re: suspend vs. detach - practical examples?
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 00:25:32 -0400
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* Zenaan Harkness <address@hidden> [2004-07-20 09:32 +1000]:
> Why would you use screen's suspend function, rather than simply
> detaching? Is it for example more efficient for the machine you are
> leaving, if it's simply a set of vts used for your work, which you
> will get back to later?

I suspect your guess is correct.  It should be marginally faster to
foreground a suspended screen display then to attach anew.  I also suspect
that the margin is far too small to be noticeable on most computers in use
today.  I never use suspend.

> Does this suspend function suspend bash- backgrounded jobs within any of
> its screens?

No; just the screen client you used to attach to the session in the first

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