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bug #13297: Add option to show bell_msg for all windows (including active one)

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 04 Jun 2005 10:03:22 PM UTC  
Category:  User Interface Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Need Discussion
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  Later
Work Required:  0 - Hours

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Fri 13 Jun 2008 07:35:30 AM UTC, comment #2: 

The use for this appears highly specialized, to me.

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
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Sat 04 Jun 2005 10:05:36 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Forgot to log in before posting.

Maurice van der Pot <Griffon26>
Sat 04 Jun 2005 10:03:22 PM UTC, original submission:  

I created a patch adding a boolean configuration option called
"bell_msg_always" that will use bell_msg for all bells including
the ones in the active window.

The use I have for this is the following:
- I have screen configured to use a bell_msg that includes the
  name of the running command
- I also have it configured to use the status line of my terminal
- I have a small application that monitors the status line of my
  terminal and plays different sounds depending on the string it

With all of this it becomes possible to run different
applications (e.g. mutt, irssi) in a remote screen running on my
server and play application specific sounds on my desktop when a
bell is generated in any of them.

I'm not quite sure where to find the CVS sources, so I have
a patch that works against the 4.0.2 release.



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file #3037:  4.0.2-bell-msg-always.patch added by None (3KiB - application/octet-stream - bell_msg_always patch)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2008-06-23 micahcowan CategoryNone => User Interface
        Planned ReleaseNone => Later
        Work RequiredNone => 0 - Hours
    2008-06-15 micahcowan StatusNone => Need Discussion
    2008-06-13 micahcowan Severity3 - Normal => 1 - Wish
    2005-06-04 Griffon26 Carbon-Copy- => Added griffon26@gentoo.org
    2005-06-04 None Attached File- => Added 4.0.2-bell-msg-always.patch, #2571

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