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Re: bash $TMOUT

On 2008-07-23 09:07:58 AM, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2008, Jorge Bras wrote:
> > If people start using screen they just have to reconnect, et voila, continue
> > to work.
> > At least for me, screen was the solution.
A downside with that solution is that if I detach a screen session
and end my SSH session, the next time I reattach, I lose my SSH agent,
and that means having to type SSH passwords repeatedly until I
completely destroy and reconstruct the screen session.

> Even in screen's case it'd kill the session during the timeout, unless
> someone unset $TMOUT
> Perhaps thats what we'll do, and if people have a problem with it, they
> can set their own $TMOUT value in their .bashrc file.
Hey, if it's not particularly frowned upon to override that value (with
the knowledge that you have to be extremely careful in locking your
laptop/desktop), then I'm all for it :-)


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