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Re: screen, 256color mode and ssh

From: Sonia Hamilton
Subject: Re: screen, 256color mode and ssh
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 18:32:55 -0600

On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 22:27 +0100, Mika Fischer wrote:
> Another problem is that I sync my configuration files for bash, screen,
> etc. via SVN. Since my .screenrc contains the "term screen-256color"
> line it won't work very well on systems where this terminfo entry is not
> installed. Screen will revert to vt100 in this case.
> Is there a possibility to set the "screen-TERM" only to screen-256color
> if it's available, or is there a possibility to divide the screen
> configuration, so that I could only use this on my local host and not on
> the others? Or is there another way out of this mess?

A 'dirty hack' way of doing these would be to detect in the
remote .bashrc the system, and swap to a different .screenrc

Sonia Hamilton

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