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Re: multi-window searching, newer screen versions

From: Aaron Davies
Subject: Re: multi-window searching, newer screen versions
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 04:22:11 -0400

On Aug 14, 2011, at 2:49 AM, Artur Skonecki wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Aug 2011, Aaron Davies wrote:
>> third is that this screen interprets "hardcopy -h" as "write a hardcopy of 
>> the current screen (without scrollback) to a file named "-h" (relative to 
>> screen's pwd). i'm not entirely sure how to fix that one,
> If it is indeed the case, replacing hardcopydir with chdir command
> should suffice.

i'll give that a try

>> as i'm not sure how to get the number of windows in a screen back out to the 
>> script. (otherwise the brute-force way would be to iterate over them, 
>> generating the name variations myself.)
> Are you trying to get the total number of windows in a session?
> You could consider counting the number of hardcopy files as an
> unreliable solution (Screen may be late with some of the files).

i was thinking of something like

for w in $(get window count here); do
 screen -S "$session" -X eval "hardcopydir '$HARDCOPYDIR/$session'" "at "#$w" 
hardcopy -h hardcopy.$w
Aaron Davies

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