jk at ozlabs.org
Fri Sep 14 12:58:18 AEST 2018
> obmc-console already keeps a ring-buffer style log of all the previous
> characters. The easiest to implement answer, which is probably good
> enough for most cases, would be to simply make obmc-console barf up the
> saved console log ring buffer when any new client connects.
Yep, exactly. However, you're exactly right in that:
> I could also imagine a case where this isn't the desired behavior if
> you're using automation to interact with SSH/SOL, so it might need to be
> selectable by the client or have some kind of reasonable workaround.
This is definitely the main issue for me here (as well as the control
characters). Having potentially days-old console data received on
connect would be somewhat confusing for most users; automation or otherwise.
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