Impact of building using screen Unix utility

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Jul 10 12:17:16 PDT 2009

On Jul 10, 2009, at 02:57, Jean-Michel Pouré wrote:

> Building packages takes some time as I am using a G4. So I connect  
> using
> SSH, start a new screen session (screen is the Unix executable).  
> Screen
> is configured with the same variables $PATH and bash.
> Can screen impact on the quality of the build and create compilation
> errors?

I sometimes use "screen" to build ports on my systems. I see no  
reason why it would affect the build. It only annoys me by making the  
Terminal's scrollback buffer useless. (Is there a way to scroll up  
within screen?)

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