screen reattach not working?

Gary Johnson
Thu Oct 4 15:41:00 GMT 2007

On 2007-10-04, Gary Johnson wrote:
> On 2007-10-04, Damjan Lango wrote:
> > Hi!
> > What is the current status of screen reattach?
> > For me it does not work under the default cygwin bash shell, which
> > uses cmd console afaik and it does not work under cygwin sshd. The
> > only way it works is under cygwin rxvt. I would most like to use it
> > under sshd.
> > What's the magic to make it work? :)
> I just tested my setup and it works fine.  I didn't set up anything 
> specially as far as I know.
> I would not expect screen to work from a console.  What kind of 
> terminal are you using when you try to use it "under cygwin sshd"?

I just tried another experiment.  From a default Cygwin bash shell 
running in a console, I ssh'd to another machine running Cygwin, ran 
screen there, detached, logged out, ssh'd back in, and reattached 
screen.  Again, it worked fine.  I was wrong about screen not 
working from a console.


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