[wmii] Re: dtach v. screen

From: Uriel <lost.goblin_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 14:38:46 +0200

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On 6/2/06, Ross Mohn <rpmohn_AT_waxandwane.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 13:51 -0400, Kris Maglione wrote:
> > Might I suggest, though, that you use dtach (http://dtach.sf.net/) instead
> of
> > bloaty screen. It doesn't have any features except for detatching from
> > terminals and even lets you attach to a process more than once. (Thanks to
> > sjmorgan for posting this to #wmii)
> I really only use screen for detaching. I would prefer to use dtach, but
> when I reconnect, for example, to a shell that is running a compilation,
> I can't see what the previous output was. I've tried all three redraw
> methods, but whenever I reattach to a running shell, the cursor always
> starts at the top and doesn't show the previous output. This doesn't
> work for me when I'm compiling because I don't get the output to tell me
> what happened! Anyone know how to make dtach redraw work the same way it
> does when I reattach using screen?
> Thanks -RPM
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