Re: Bug#519339: ITP: tmux -- an alternative to screen, licensed under 3-BSD
On Thu Mar 12, 2009 at 22:37:41 +0100, Karl Ferdinand Ebert wrote:
> - a more usable status line syntax, with the ability to display the first line
> of output of a specific command;
That is also possible in GNU Screen.
> - a cleaner, modern, easily extended, BSD-licensed codebase.
That would be a nice bonus. Frankly the GNU Screen codebase
is very messy. (I've worked with it a fair bit.)
> > The design of tmux seems less secure, too.
> In which way is it less secure?
I've not looked at this at all - but the idea of shared sockets
in /tmp which I recall from a previous message in the thread jumped out
at me as being a recipe for symlink attacks, if nothing else.
Try out tscreen - My fork of GNU Screen: