[CDBUG-talk] FW: alternative for 'screen'?

James L. Lauser james at jlauser.net
Thu May 1 10:38:38 EDT 2008

I have screen installed on several of my systems, and I've not noticed 
any report from portaudit about there being an outstanding security issue.

--  James L. Lauser
     james at jlauser.net
     Owner, jlauser.net Hosting Services

JV Hays wrote:
> After installing FreeBSD 7 under VMWare this morning I see to my dismay
> there is no port available for the GNU screen program (evidently there
> is/was a security flaw). What do you guys recommend as an alternative?
> -JV Hays
> p.s.  I prefer to avoid compiling the program. The main reason I installed
> FreeBSD is that most (evidently not all) of what I need is available as a
> package under FreeBSD - and once again I spent 2-3 hours last week
> attempting to compile a program from source code under Linux which installed
> in 2 seconds under FreeBSD. But no screen?! 
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