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Re: Logging With Screen

From: Trent W. Buck
Subject: Re: Logging With Screen
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2009 14:43:36 +1100
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"Charles A. Templeton III"
<address@hidden> writes:

> Why does screen logs look the way they do? For example, when I am in
> in the terminal I see this:
>>computer:~ user$ sudo port selfupdate
> But when I look in the log file it writes a new line to the log file
> for every character change and some more (escaped characters written
> to the terminal perhaps?). Basically, it tell me exactly how I got
> there.
>>-- 1:bash -- time-stamp -- Feb/15/09 12:57:26 --
>>computer:~ user$ s
>>computer:~ user$ su
>>computer:~ user$ sud

I would guess that is because you told your shell to redraw the entire
line after any update.  Try using /bin/sh, setting PS1='$ ' and
unsetting any prompt updating voodoo you use.  Does the problem go away?

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