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Re: Setting the logfile via -X

From: Shawn McMahon
Subject: Re: Setting the logfile via -X
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 09:10:53 -0400
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On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 06:50:54PM -0700, jason said:
> p.s. I guess I'll just move and zero the log file ten seconds after the
> end of each "period", but I still think it might be nice to control the
> configuration of an existing screen from outside...

Unless you close screen, I believe doing that will simply give you a
zero-byte file that's not being written to, and a moved file that's
still being written to in its new location.

You want "copy and zero".

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