bugGNU Screen - Bugs: bug #21653, LoginName too long - sorry.

 
 

bug #21653: LoginName too long - sorry.

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 27 Nov 2007 07:25:36 PM UTC  
Votes:  250  
 
Category: Crash/Freeze/InfloopSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 6Status: In Progress
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Jessica McKellar <jesstess>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: Later
Work Required: 0 - Hours

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Mon 15 Jul 2013 06:27:14 PM UTC, comment #6:

I hope this isn't too off-topic, but since the last two comments asked, the "workaround" for OpenShift is to use tmux instead of screen.

Andy Grimm <agrimm>
Sat 23 Feb 2013 09:35:27 PM UTC, comment #5:

+1 I'm on OpenShift as well and really need screen. Is there any known workaroun?

Anonymous
Wed 22 Aug 2012 06:01:57 PM UTC, comment #4:

I get this error message when I try running screen after I sshd on my Redhat OpenShift machine. An OpenShift username is typically 33 characters long, being a random UUID like a7e8a7b8573e4eb26b52d36e4c875f12 .

Ab Dull <abdull>
Tue 27 Oct 2009 04:11:35 PM UTC, comment #3:

Any hope of getting this fixed? Pretty please? It's such a silly limitation, and makes this great program completely and utterly unusable because of it.

Anonymous
Sun 06 Sep 2009 01:59:02 PM UTC, comment #2:

Since the linked URL currently returns an internal server error, I'm uploading what archive.org has stored to save others the same effort.

(file #18676)

Max Kalashnikov <maxkalashnikov>
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Anonymous
Fri 04 Jan 2008 10:14:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

might suggest using a hash for the login name combined with some n-char substring (which will generally be the whole name for most people anyway).

Anonymous
Tue 27 Nov 2007 07:25:36 PM UTC, original submission:

Screen is unusable for people with long names.

konstantin.ryabitsev@devserv:[~]$ screen
LoginName too long - sorry.

Please consider finding a better solution for those of us who are forced to bind our machines to AD.

Someone suggested this patch:
http://rephorm.com/files/patches/screen_long_username.diff

but it is not optimal, since it has potential for collisions.

Anonymous

 

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file #18676:  screen_long_username.diff added by maxkalashnikov (579B - application/octet-stream)

 

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