[arch-dev-public] Fwd: Re: WARNING: changes to screen in testing

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 22 14:23:10 EDT 2012

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Betreff: Re: [arch-dev-public] WARNING: changes to screen in testing
Datum: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 21:12:48 +0300
Von: Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at gmail.com>
An: Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>

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On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 9:00 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>
> When you run with systemd's default tmpfiles configuration and you use
> screen, your screen sockets are deleted after 10 days. This is bad and
> caused me some trouble.
> I changed screen in testing to use /run/screens instead, which won't be
> cleared by tmpfiles - and it is the correct place for this stuff anyway.
> However, when upgrading the screen package, your existing screens will
> become unaccessible. How should we handle this?

Tell people to export SCREENDIR=/tmp/screens/S-$USER/ to access their
old sessions.

Mantas Mikulėnas

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