tty/pty/console wish

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Mon Jun 4 15:07:45 PDT 2007

Bob Bagwill wrote:
I never remember to launch screen or dtach before I start some long-
running job.  Wouldn't it be handy to be able to
- detach
- attach
- lock
- dup
- log
- snoop
- share
any tty, any time?  Or is there already an elegant way of doing it I 
haven't heard of?
That's actually not so trivial to do, unless you have an intermediate program translating the control codes for your attached terminal (unless you're talking not about any tty, but just about the virtual consoles)

how about this:  use screen as your login shell

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