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Re: suspend vs. detach - practical examples?

From: Michael Schroeder
Subject: Re: suspend vs. detach - practical examples?
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 14:26:03 +0200
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On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 09:32:15AM +1000, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> 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?

Screen's "backend" process treats a suspend exactly as a detach, so
it makes no difference for the processes running in screen. A
suspended screen session is just easier to reattach to ('fg'),
especially if you have more than one detached screen session.


Michael Schroeder           address@hidden

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