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Re: screen buffer in -current
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: screen buffer in -current
- From: Jean-Yves Burlett <jean-yves_(_at_)_burlett_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 10:45:49 +0100
On Tuesday 28 January 2003 06:20, David Norman wrote:
> Since the machine I'm complaining about has 1.25GB of memory, I'm not
> worried about a few lines of text taking up kernel memory for a screen
> buffer, nor would I be worried about a few kb taking up some kernel
> memory on my 486. Being able to do a `ls` for a large directory and
> switch between consoles without loosing the `ls` contents is worth it.
You can simply use screen ($PORTS/misc/screen) to do that. And you will gain
the extra ability to copy/paste between vterminals.
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