Bug#649240: marked as done (Upcoming upgrade issues with GNU Screen for Wheezy)
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regarding Upcoming upgrade issues with GNU Screen for Wheezy
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- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Upcoming upgrade issues with GNU Screen for Wheezy
- From: Julien Cristau <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 09:38:58 +0100
- Message-id: <20111119083858.GA21909@radis.cristau.org>
- In-reply-to: <20111119030330.GV2034@sym.noone.org>
- References: <20111119030330.GV2034@sym.noone.org>
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 04:03:30 +0100, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Hi Release-Team,
> I wanted to make you aware of an issue with screen which will very
> likely be present when dist-upgrading from Squeeze to Wheezy inside a
> Screen session:
> If upstream doesn't add some option to let a screen 4.1.0 client
> communicate with a screen 4.0.3 server, it won't be possible to
> reattach to a running 4.0.3 screen session if screen has been upgraded
> to 4.1.0 already.
> I still have some hope, but if there's really no chance, this is IMHO
> definitely something which should go into the release notes.
> Possible suggestions for the release notes: Use tmux instead of screen
> for the dist-upgrade. Not really a laudable note for screen, but I
> have currently no better idea.
> And even if upstream adds some backward compatibility command-line
> option, this option should be mentioned in the Release Notes anyway
> Anyway, I'll let you know when I uploaded a screen 4.1.0 package to
> unstable and which options we have then.
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- To: Axel Beckert <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Bug#649240: release-notes: Upcoming upgrade issues with GNU Screen for Wheezy
- From: Joost van Baal-Ilić <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2013 02:59:10 +0200
- Message-id: <20130406005910.GZ16254@beskar.mdcc.cx>
- In-reply-to: <20130320225305.GH28221@sym.noone.org>
- References: <20130124030423.GG28389@beskar.mdcc.cx> <20130124093811.GY15534@sym.noone.org> <20130124100220.GF1137@beskar.mdcc.cx> <20130126132309.GB28924@beskar.mdcc.cx> <20130320225305.GH28221@sym.noone.org>
Transmission des données .
Révision 9697 propagée.
On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 11:53:06PM +0100, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Control: tag -1 +patch
> Joost van Baal-Ilić wrote:
> > For the record: Julien Cristau's patch is incorporated in screen in wheezy.
> > Axel told me "thanks for the reminder" when I told him about this bugreport.
> > He'll likely work on the release notes.
> Here's a patch against revision 9641 of the release notes which covers
> screen's upgrade issues:
> Index: upgrading.dbk
> --- upgrading.dbk (revision 9641)
> +++ upgrading.dbk (working copy)
> @@ -1281,7 +1281,41 @@
> +<section id="issues-screen">
> +The GNU Screen versions in Squeeze and Wheezy don't use the same
> +communication protocol between the <command>screen</command> client
> +and the <command>SCREEN</command> server. Wheezy's <systemitem
> +role="package">screen</systemitem> package has been patched so that
> +the most important functionality is present even if the versions of
> +<command>screen</command> client and server don't match.
> +The most prominent functionality which does not work properly when
> +connecting to a Screen session started with Squeeze's version of
> +<systemitem role="package">screen</systemitem> with Wheezy's version
> +of <systemitem role="package">screen</systemitem> as client is
> +terminal resizing (<literal>WINCH</literal> signal). The workaround is
> +to detach and reattach again to get the size of the terminals inside
> +the screen session adjusted propely.
> +Another (harmless) symptom of such an inter-version connection is
> +<command>screen</command> issuing messages like "Message 40 of 12376
> +bytes too small".
> +All those issues vanish as soon as the Screen sessions started with
> +Squeeze's version of <systemitem role="package">screen</systemitem>
> +See also <filename>/usr/share/doc/screen/NEWS.Debian.gz</filename> of
> +Wheezy's <systemitem role="package">screen</systemitem> package.
> <!-- End of 'trouble' section -->
> Regards, Axel
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