Re: [dev] tmux/screen alternative

From: Ross Mohn <>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:56:21 -0500

On 02/22/2014 08:44 AM, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> Greetings.
> On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:44:10 +0100 Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> On 22 February 2014 14:37, Markus Teich <> wrote:
>>> Anselm R Garbe wrote:
>>>> All I want is to have full logging of all output when building various stuff,
>>>> now stali related stuff.
>>> I would just pipe it to less.
>> I rather want persistent logs. And I want it implicit. Sometimes I
>> realize, oh dang, what was printed before and then it's too late
>> already to launch less ;) Actually this is the main reason for a
>> scrollback buffer IMO, it'll be only used if you forgot to pipe the
>> output somewhere...
>> Back in the older days, I actually intended towards a totally
>> different st design as it is today. Originally it was planned to
>> define a new client/server model, where st would've been just a client
>> with an own formatting language to a st server. The st server was
>> intended to provide full persistent logging and filter programs for
>> the different terms that it would have translated into the st
>> formatting instead.
>> Nowadays st is just a simpler terminal ;)
> Learn to use tmux.

Just use dvtm and set SCROLL_HISTORY in config.h to as many lines as you
want. The latest code in git doesn't have any title bar or other
decoration when there is only a single window.

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