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RE: screen-3.9.13 available for testing (Was Re: Can bash log to a text file?)
- From: "Vince Mounts" <vince at mounts dot cc>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 19:14:03 -0400
- Subject: RE: screen-3.9.13 available for testing (Was Re: Can bash log to a text file?)
- Reply-to: <vince at mounts dot cc>
Thanks a lot for the patch. I'll give it a try.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Pechtchanski [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 7:08 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: Vince Mounts
> Subject: screen-3.9.13 available for testing (Was Re: Can bash log to a
> text file?)
> On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Vince Mounts wrote:
> > > Is there some way to get bash to log all of its input and
> output to a file?
> > > I looked through man and info but if it was there I missed it.
> > The input to bash is already logged in ~/.bash_history. If you want to
> > log both the input and the output, consider using screen:
> > http://dellelce.com/code/screen/
> This is an attempt at a port of a newer version of GNU screen.
> The original source of screen version 3.9.13 can be downloaded at
> Untar the source, apply the attached patch (
> $ patch -p0 < screen-3.9.13-cygwin.patch
> ), and run
> $ ./configure --prefix=/usr
> $ make
> $ make install
> $ touch /etc/ttys
> The last one is needed for screen to run properly.
> KNOWN BUGS AND LIMITATIONS:
> - As far as I could see, screen doesn't recognize resolutions other than
> 80x25. Perhaps a termcap guru can shed some light on this.
> - I haven't tested all the features. If something (other than the above)
> doesn't work, please report it to this list.
> I'm not sure I want to go to the trouble of submitting this to be an
> official cygwin package, or of becoming a package maintainer right now.
> If anyone wishes to do this or to adopt this package, be my guest.
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