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- From: Andrew Schulman <andrex at alumni dot utexas dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 06:47:10 -0400
- Subject: Re: screen
> Try the below patches. They make a workable screen on my system.
> I even get a screen that I can attach and detach if I comment out
> the '#define NAMEDPIPE 1' in config.h before building.
OK, I'll look at these. This is a smaller set than the one I was looking for
that Lapo found, which allow screen to build successfully but seem to produce
a buggy screen, including some detach/attach problems.
> This is necessary because, unfortunately, cygwin's implementation of
> fifos is not yet complete although screen thinks it is. So the
> semi-working fifo seems to confuse detach/attach.
> I'm not sure how you'd proceduralize the building of screen such that
> configure would avoid using fifos. I guess the only way to do it is
> to patch the configure script to avoid using fifos under cygwin. Or
> always edit config.h after configure...
No problem, either of those or one or two other ways would work.