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Re: Setting up a screen session from a script?

From: Anthony Ettinger
Subject: Re: Setting up a screen session from a script?
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:53:08 -0800

try screen -D -r

On 3/16/06, Jonathan del Strother <address@hidden> wrote:
> I'm trying to come up with a convenience-script to set up a Rails
> editing environment using screen.  It looks something like this :
> #!/bin/sh
> cd /Users/jon/Developer/Rails
> screen -c /Users/jon/.screenrc_rails
> So, that just changes into my Rails directory, then launches screen
> with the custom config file .screenrc_rails.  That file looks like this:
> source /Users/jon/.screenrc
> screen  -t Server               0       script/server
> screen  -t Console      1       script/console
> screen                          2
> Which loads the usual .screenrc presets, then creates a few different
> windows running server & console processes, and finally leaves me in
> a blank window ready for me to do stuff.
> That works great if I run the command from a screen-less bash
> session.  However, if I'm already running within a screen session,
> "screen -c /Users/jon/.screenrc_rails" just spawns a single new
> window and ignores the config file.
> Any suggestions?  What's the best way of getting this script to
> produce the right setup, regardless of the environment it's initially
> run in?
> Thanks,
> Jon
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