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Bug 60217 - /etc/screenrc not read
/etc/screenrc not read
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: screen (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Copeland
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-02-22 04:27 EST by David Balažic
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-27 06:47:58 EST
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Description David Balažic 2002-02-22 04:27:29 EST
Description of Problem:

Looks like /etc/screenrc is not read.
screen  version is 3.9.10-1

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How Reproducible:

Always. Run screen on VT1 , press BACKSPACE, it should be translated
to ^H  due to aline in /etc/screenrc, but it is not.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  see above

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Might be a problem in the spec file :

sed -e 's/.*#.*undef.*HAVE_BRAILLE.*/#define HAVE_BRAILLE 1/;
        s/.*#.*undef.*BUILTIN_TELNET.*/#define BUILTIN_TELNET 1/;
\1"\/etc\/screenrc"/;' < config.h > config.tmp.h

What is the \( \) pair for ?
Comment 1 David Balažic 2002-03-27 06:47:54 EST
The problem went away with screen-3.9.11-1

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