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Re: Cygwin ans screen

> On 7/19/06, Duane Krings <duanekrings> wrote:
> > Andrew Schulman wrote:
> >  > and it will mostly work.  You get a multiplexed screen.  But when you
> >  > detach a session most of the time you can't reattach to it, even
> >  > though the processes live on so you have to kill them by hand.  There
> >  > were some other minor problems that I forget right now.
> >
> > The behavior I see is:
> >         1) start screen in xterm #1 then detach
> >         2) try to reattach in xterm #1 fails
> >         3) reattach with xterm #2 works
> >         4) try to reattach in xterm #1 still fails
> > or in general, the first terminal that tries to reattach to a running
> > screen session is forever locked out, but all subsequent terminals
> > will succeed.
> Give Mark Edgar's patch[*] a try.  With it applied, screen behaves
> better under Cygwin for me.  Reattaching from the same terminal and
> multi-display mode both work.  There are still some problems, however.
>  Detaches sometimes get hung.  Opening a new terminal and running
> 'screen -list' will cause the hung detach to complete most of the
> time.
> [*] Mark Edgar's patch

OK, I'll look at this as soon as I can.  From what people have reported
here, it sounds as though it makes screen work well enough to at least
package as a test version.

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