Subject: Re: screen in dist
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/16/2004 15:29:00
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> For what it's worth, screen is on the short list of programs I install
> right away on every new host, and window isn't the equivalent at all.
> Screen is especially useful on older machines which will never have
> virtual consoles.

Screen is perfectly happy pkgsrc camper. Some surely use it,
but many don't. As such, I don't see any reason to move
it into base system.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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