sysutils/screen switched from using named pipes to local domain sockets

Oliver Brandmueller ob at e-Gitt.NET
Tue Jun 10 14:58:34 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 01:36:12PM +0200, Trond Endrestøl wrote:
> Maybe a heads-up is in order.
> If you're in the (bad?) habit of running portupgrade, etc, from 
> sysutils/screen, beware that screen 4.2.1 switched from using named 
> pipes to local domain sockets. The naming of sockets hasn't changed, 
> only the (file) type.
> Stop any running screen sessions before upgrading sysutils/screen, or 
> perhaps you should upgrade your ports while in single-user mode.

That alos seems to break connecting to another user's shared screen 

user a has in his .screenrc

acladd b

When user b now trys:

screen -x a/

seteuid: Operation not permitted
seteuid: Operation not permitted
Illegal instruction

So there's more going wrong with this update, careful if you rely on 
this funtionality.

- Oliver

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