bugGNU Screen - Bugs: bug #34200, Log misses first character

 
 

bug #34200: Log misses first character

Submitted by:  Martin von Gagern <gagern>
Submitted on:  Sat 03 Sep 2011 08:41:21 AM UTC  
 
Category: Program LogicSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: Cur Dev Sources
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Sat 03 Sep 2011 08:41:21 AM UTC, original submission:

Try this:

$ screen -L -D -m echo 12345
$ cat screenlog.0
2345

As you see, the first character of the actual command output is missing from the log. Apparently the issue has been present in the sources for quite a while now, at least since commit 0b70a7c from 2008. So it might well be this was never correct. It's still present in today's master, 450e8f3.

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gnu.screen.user/3760/focus=3763 shows that others are having this problem as well.

Martin von Gagern <gagern>

 

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