bugGNU Screen - Bugs: bug #41850, Please put an option for log name...


bug #41850: Please put an option for log name and log flush in screen like -L

Submitted by:  Danial Rikhteh Garan <minttux>
Submitted on:  Thu Mar 13 12:24:36 2014  
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.2
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: 4.1.0
Work Required: None

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Thu Mar 13 12:24:36 2014, original submission:

i think it's very useful if we can define log file name and also flush time to write in log as an option in screen command
this feature supported only in setting file right now
but because screen write output log in screenlog.0 and if i run two screen in same path both log writes on screenlog.0 then it's very useful if we can define log file path when i start screen session. something like:

screen -o "log file path" --flush 2

instead of put this setting in separated files and use -c for each screen session to have different log name


Danial Rikhteh Garan <minttux>


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