screen, no more ptys... devpts/devfs needed ?

dagmar at speakeasy.net dagmar at speakeasy.net
Thu Oct 3 09:25:23 PDT 2002


On Thu, 3 Oct 2002, Robert Ian Smit wrote:

> * Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> [03-10-2002 02:09]:
> > Its a pty multiplexer that allows you to log out, leavig stuff running,
> > and log back into the same session later.
> >
> > mostly used for running Q3 servers ;-)
>
> Or to start a compilation on a headless machine from a desktop that
> most likely will crash in the time it takes to finish the
> compilation.

You're both wrong.  Probably 80% of the people using screen are using it
to run epic/ircII/BitchX.  ;)

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