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bug #59556: docs: Describe how 'screen' processes some C-style escape sequences

Submitter:  Michael Witten <mfwitten>
Submitted:  Fri 27 Nov 2020 02:56:23 AM UTC
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  * 5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  Cur Dev Sources
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None
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Fri 27 Nov 2020 02:56:23 AM UTC, original submission:  

The description is placed in:

  * The texinfo node "Startup Files".
  * The man page.

The description is based on the following function:

  process.c:5360: Parse()

An example is also given in the description of the 'stuff' command.

The patch is attached; it can be applied directly:

  git am /path/to/patch

Michael Witten <mfwitten>


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    2020-11-27 mfwitten Attached File- Added 0001-docs-Describe-how-screen-processes-some-C-style-esca.patch, #50352

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