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Re: Python wrapper for gnu-screen

From: Jostein Berntsen
Subject: Re: Python wrapper for gnu-screen
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 14:09:11 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 23.09.10,21:41, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:37 AM, Christophe, Jean-Charles Narbonne <
> address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm a french student and I used screen to administrate server since a long
> > time.
> >
> > I've never made personal config files or search deep in all screen features
> > but I developed for personal usage a lib in python for administration
> > scripts.
> > (it's allow to inject code into the screens sessions, use monitoring ...).
> >
> > I use it to automate things in shell flavored servers.
> >
> > As I published this lib, I now ask for feedbacks from interested advenced
> > screen scripters/users/developers... Is this kind of tool interesting? Which
> > feature should be added? Is the gnu-screen spirit respected?
> >
> >
> I think most people would agree that having greater control over screen from
> a script would be very useful. I would highly encourage people to help with
> adding native scripting support in screen. Some work has been already been
> done: There's
> currently support for scripts written in python and lua. It would be
> extremely incredible if people would start using this, and fix bugs and/or
> request/implement new features etc. Once I settle down with my new job and
> the moving process, I plan to restart working on this myself (but working
> alone is really boring).

This sounda like a great functionality to have in Screen. Do you have 
any examples of how it can be used? 


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