"screen" alternative

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Thu Jan 26 13:57:28 PST 2006

On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 09:25:51PM +0100, Grzegorz Danecki wrote:
> Hi List!
> I'm running 5.4 Stable and I'm looking for something, that can let me detach
> my session leaving my software running. First thought - "screen", but hey,
> there is no screen package in ports collection :( Google says something that
> it was removed due to high cpu utilization few releases ago. Is this true?
> Are there any alternatives? Because as I can remember screen was frequently
> used and highly appreciated application.

"screen" *is* in the ports collection (sysutils/screen (or misc/screen if
you are using an older copy of the ports collection)).

It is not available as a binary package because when built as a package it
misbehaves for some (unknown) reason and uses a lot of CPU.

<Insert your favourite quote here.>
Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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