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bug #45202: Man page description for -R actually describes behaviour of -RR

Submitted by:  Axel Beckert <abe>
Submitted on:  Thu 28 May 2015 01:56:43 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Amadeusz Sławiński <amade>
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  4.2.1
Fixed Release:  4.3.0 Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Mon 08 Jun 2015 09:48:55 PM UTC, comment #2:

Thanks! Looks fine.

Axel Beckert <abe>
Mon 08 Jun 2015 09:45:37 PM UTC, comment #1:

See http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/screen.git/commit/?h=screen-v4&id=6d367d5ca45382d87cabf903e94a1935998b7741

Amadeusz Sławiński <amade>
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Thu 28 May 2015 01:56:43 PM UTC, original submission:

Originally reported in Ubuntu at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/screen/+bug/1459653

Relevant quote: "Reading the `-R` section of the manpage of `screen` the user might think that `screen -R` always resumes a detached session, instead it prompt which session to choose after two have been detached."

And indeed:

-R attempts to resume the first detached screen session it finds.

But:

→ screen -R
There are several suitable screens on:
10105.pts-30.snidget (Detached)
9880.pts-30.snidget (Detached)
5938.pts-30.snidget (Detached)
Type "screen [-d] -r [pid.]tty.host" to resume one of them.
?1 →

Axel Beckert <abe>

 

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