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Re: Screen will not launch at all in OS X

From: Juergen Weigert
Subject: Re: Screen will not launch at all in OS X
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 14:56:50 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Feb 02, 12 22:46:48 -0800, Errer wrote:
> Hi, I am running OS X 10.7, and GNU Screen will not launch at all at the
> command line (it just hangs indefinitely). This is true both when trying to
> run screen locally and remotely. Screen will still do some basic stuff such
> as dump the version information when I run "screen --version", but about all
> I can do if I run screen normally is suspend the process, and when I run
> "fg" I get the following error message:
> "Sorry, cannot contact session "52349.ttys010.xxxxx" again."

Two tests:
- can you try to run screen as superuser?
  Would it work then?

- can you try to run (as normal user and if possible also superuser)
  strace -o screen_strace.log screen
  and show us the screen_strace.log file.

guess that would be helpful for diagostics...


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