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Re: Missing system load and date/time string escapes

From: Amadeusz Sławiński
Subject: Re: Missing system load and date/time string escapes
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 20:29:53 +0200

On Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:43:52 +0700
Yair Mahalalel <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi screen-users,
> I noticed that the master branch has a few string escapes removed, compared
> to earlier releases, such as system load (%l) and various date and time
> ones (%d, %m, %c, %s etc.). Is there a way to have the functionality back,
> preferably without resorting to backticks?
> Alternatively, is there a branch where both these escapes and 24bit color
> co-exist? I had a quick look at the screen-v4 branch man page, but it seems
> they are no longer there either.
> Thanks,
> Yair.


this is planned. date escapes were problematic due to locales etc. and
also inferior to date command. While loadavg was too system dependent.

Recommended way is backticks

There is no such branch.


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