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Re: Can screen tell me where I logged in from?

From: Eric Smith
Subject: Re: Can screen tell me where I logged in from?
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 21:57:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

The best way I could think of was to grep the following in my
script to determine my current location.

sudo tcpdump -t -q -c 10 -Z eric 2>/dev/null

Uses sudo alas


Original Message Phil!Gregory on Sat-09-Dec 06  1:20AM
> * Eric Smith <address@hidden> [2006-12-08 10:07 +0100]:
> > Is it possible to export a variable to a running screen session so
> > that it is redefined when I reattach?
> > 
> > Or do I have to attach screen via a wrapper script that writes
> > location info to a file - which is messy.
> You pretty much have to have a wrapper script to do this.  It could be as
> simple as having a 'screen -X setenv SSH_CLIENT $SSH_CLIENT' in the
> wrapper, but that would only update screen, not any shells or other
> programs already running inside screen.  The best complete approach I can
> think of does involve writing to a file in the wrapper and having
> everything else check that file periodically.

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