User name in screen caption not displaying with snapshot from 28th

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Tue May 31 22:35:00 GMT 2011


* Andrew Schulman (Tue, 31 May 2011 10:20:16 -0400)
> > I have these two lines in my .screenr:
> > 
> > backtick  0 0 0 echo $LOGNAME
> > caption always "%{= c}[%0`@%H:%n%f  %{w}%t  %{r}loadavg: %l  %=%{g}%Y-%
> > m-%d %0c:%s]%{d}"
> > 
> > Screen always displayed this until cygwin1-20110520.dll as 
> > [thorsten@hombre:0$    loadavg: 0.00 0.00 0.00      2011-05-30 17:20:46]
> > 
> > Starting with cygwin1-20110528.dll it displays as:
> > [@hombre:0$    loadavg: 0.00 0.00 0.00      2011-05-30 17:20:46]
> > 
> > $LOGNAME is nonetheless set
> 
> Thorsten, can you confirm that the difference is only due to cygwin1.dll,
> and not to a different version of screen?

Yes, I can confirm that. It's sounds to me like it maybe connected to 
the pipe issue. "backtick" = "The output of such a command is used for 
substitution of the "%`" string escape."

Thorsten


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