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Re: How to use screen configuration with command option

From: Thomas Adam
Subject: Re: How to use screen configuration with command option
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2009 21:38:43 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 04:28:18PM -0500, Ed Blackman wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 11:03:26AM -0500, Ed Blackman wrote:
> >On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 02:25:30PM +0530, J. Bakshi wrote:
> >>How can I use these at screen command option ( not in .screenrc ) ?
> >
> >If I'm understanding you correctly, you want to execute screen
> >commands  within a running screen session.
> The OP responded directly to me, and said that I wasn't
> understanding him* correctly.  He wants a way to pass screen
> commands on the initial screen command line instead of having a
> .screenrc.
> My understanding, from this thread and other messages he's posted,
> is that he has a great number of servers that he wants to connect to
> and then run screen, and doesn't want to create a .screenrc on each.
> Unfortunately, the version of screen that I have doesn't offer a
> "provide options on the command line" switch, and screen doesn't
> work with bash process substitution:
>   $ screen <( echo "hardstatus on" )
>   Unable to open "/dev/fd/63".

Go read up on the -X option to screen.

-- Thomas Adam

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