Is this a good or a bad idea to delete all off this ?

Jan Grant Jan.Grant at
Tue Mar 15 07:02:35 PST 2005

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Michael C. Shultz wrote:

> On Tuesday 15 March 2005 06:17 am, Tom Trelvik wrote:
> > Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > > can i do controle C when i want to go to sleep while upgrading ?
> >
> > 	A cleaner solution, regardless of whatever you're running that you'd
> > like to ^c, is to just let it run inside a screen session and
> > reattach to the screen session later to see how it went.
> >
> > 	Screen should be every sysadmin's best friend.  =)
> >
> > Tom
> Tom, mind providing a link that tells us non-sysadmins how to do this?

He's referring to the misc/screen port. The man page is pretty 
comprehensive. It basically gives you "virtual" terminal sessions that 
you can attach, detach and reattach a client to without disturbing the 
underlying session.

jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol.
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