[Trilug-ontopic] auto-detach for screen?

Jeremy Portzer jeremyp at pobox.com
Mon Nov 19 22:56:20 EST 2007

Cristóbal Palmer wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2007 9:41 PM, Jeremy Portzer <jeremyp at pobox.com> wrote:
>> You can simply "always" use 'screen -DR' and it will remote power detach
>> if necessary, and reattach.  That's what I do, so it doesn't matter if I
>> forgot to detach or not - I don't even need to check.
> Yes, and I now make a habit of that, but what if I walk away from a
> machine and don't get back to a command prompt for another three days?
> A rarity, to be sure, but... but... ‽

I don't understand the problem.  Why wouldn't "screen -DR" work after 
three days?


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