pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Wed Aug 1 17:12:47 EST 2001
On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Tim Potter wrote:
> > Not easily. It's tricky because you have to mess around with buffers,
> > remembering which terminals are which buffers and writing in the
> I always thought this would be a funky kernel patch to make. I'm
> always switching VC's and losing scrollback information which can
> be very annoying.
I believe it has been done, but quite a while ago now.
I think Linus rejected it on security grounds; a system administrator may
inadvertently leave information in these saved scrollback buffers.
A quick google search revealed nothing, so I may be mistaken.
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