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Re: `open` command on Mac OS

From: Aaron Davies
Subject: Re: `open` command on Mac OS
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 00:10:43 +0800

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Joseph Lorenzo Hall <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Dan Mahoney, System Admin
> <address@hidden>
>> I would suggest trying to compare the environment outside screen with the
>> environment inside a screen session.  Does the OSX man page make any mention
>> of variables used?
> (this is using `printenv > term_vars.txt`)
> The main differences is the TERMCAP, STY and WINDOW variables which
> don't seem to be defined outside a screen session.  The TERM var is
> `xterm` outside and `screen` inside.  There's a few redundant paths
> added to my MANPATH (but that might have to do with sourcing .tcshrc
> by screen, where I add a few paths roughly). Finally, SHLVL is `4`
> outside and `1` inside.
> I'm not sure if that gives any clues.

is this leopard or tiger? i'd suggest trying out dtrace (leopard) or
ktrace (tiger) to get some idea of what exactly open is trying to do
in each case

also, does open work under screen in Terminal?

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