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Re: screen pid in hardstatus

From: Aaron Davies
Subject: Re: screen pid in hardstatus
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2010 15:45:10 -0500

On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, Todd Freed <address@hidden> wrote:
> Screen Users,
> Something that comes up for me from time to time is I want to attach to 
> currently running screen from elsewhere. The problem at this point is to 
> determine the pid of that session, since I am always running several screens 
> at once.
> What would be ideal it seems to be is to add the pid of the current screen 
> session to my harstatus line, so I could just with a glance get that pid for 
> attaching purposes.
> However from my perusal of the docs, it doesn't seem like the pid is one of 
> the supported variables.
> Is there a way for me to do this?

Maybe with a backtick involving $$ or ps or something in /proc? I'm
not sure what context backticks are executed in tho....

Aaron Davies

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