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Re: Bug#519339: ITP: tmux -- an alternative to screen, licensed under 3-BSD

On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 23:56 +0100, Karl Ferdinand Ebert wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Karl Ferdinand Ebert <kfebert@gmail.com>
> * Package name    : tmux
>   Version         : 0.7
>   Upstream Author : Nicholas Marriott <nicm@users.sf.net>
> * URL             : http://sf.net/projects/tmux
> * License         : BSD
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : an alternative to screen, licensed under 3-BSD
> tmux enables a number of terminals (or windows) to be accessed and
>  controlled from a single terminal. tmux runs as a server-client system.
>  A server is created automatically when necessary and holds a number of
>  sessions, each of which may have a number of windows linked to it.
>  Any number of clients may connect to a session, or the server may be
>  controlled by issuing commands with tmux. Communication takes place
>  through a socket, by default placed in /tmp.

What does this have over screen, other than being BSD licensed?

The design of tmux seems less secure, too.


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