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Re: GNU screen on Cygwin: Cannot seem to reattach, no matter what I try

On May 11 09:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May 10 15:07, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > > a session that I detached on the same tty just seconds before.
> > > 
> > > 3. chmod 666 on the socket file did not work (its permissions were 
> > > already 644, owned my 'morse', as shown in my original session long).
> > 
> > No, I suggested that you try 0600, on the theory that your 0640 permissions
> > might be too permissive, and screen would refuse to use the socket.
> > Unlikely, but worth a try.
> > 
> > However, if your socket is on a FAT file system, I don't know if you can
> > set 0600 permissions.
> > 
> > > HOWEVER, I am wondering: my Cygin /tmp *IS* on a FAT32 filesystem, *NOT* 
> > > an NTFS filesystem.  Would that matter?  Are socket files properly 
> > > handled by Cygwin on FAT32?  (I've never used a socket-based Cygwin 
> > > program on this host before, at least not to my knowledge.)
> > 
> > Hm, that could explain it.  I don't recall this coming up before.
> AF_LOCAL/AF_UNIX sockets are handled on all file systems.

Correction:  AF_LOCAL/AF_UNIX sockets are handled on all file systems
             which support DOS attributes.  They don't work on NFS,
             for instance.


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