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bug #49491: screen -L no warning when it cannot write

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 31 Oct 2016 05:42:37 PM UTC  
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  4.0.3
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Fri 04 Nov 2016 01:41:15 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Thank you for submitting this feauture request.
It's implemented already (in "master" and in "screen-v4").

Please test git version (screen-v4) and let me know if it works for you.


Alexander Naumov <anaumov>
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Tue 01 Nov 2016 05:04:16 AM UTC, comment #2: 

This is not only on RHEL, it looks like this feature is not implemented in screen itself.

Josef Ridky <jridky>
Mon 31 Oct 2016 05:45:08 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Sorry, this is on,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6 (Santiago) 64 bit.

And happy Halloween 

Mon 31 Oct 2016 05:42:37 PM UTC, original submission:  

When using screen -L if you type this in a directory where you don't have write permission, there is no log file and no warning or error message. 

Could the program show a warning or default to write to the users home directory?  Failing a home directory write, a warning would be shown on screen?



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