ttyrec with more options
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commit fb3a5a0d595af543e9804013b49a3a4be1289752
parent 9bb535f4cdcb4b7815eec3e72e56d94fd3eaf9f3
Author: Antoine Amarilli <>
Date:   Wed,  3 Oct 2012 01:12:39 +0200

+quick README additions to explain what is being done

README | 18++++++++++++++++++
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diff --git a/README b/README @@ -1,3 +1,20 @@ +ttyrex is ttyrec with Debian patches applied and with two additional options: + + * -f, to try to exec a shell instead of failing + * -l limit, to restrict the quantity of data logged to something + around 2*limit bytes per second + +The rationale of these additions is to make it possible to use ttyrec in all +your shells. -f is useful to ensure that you can get a shell even if Bad Things +occur. -l is useful whenever you cat large files and don't want them to make the +record grow huge: with -l, you will get something like the first limit bytes of +garbage, 2*limit bytes every second spent displaying garbage, and the last limit +bytes of the garbage, which resembles more or less what you are likely to see. + +-- Antoine Amarilli <> + +%%%%% Original readme follows %%%%% + ttyrec is a tty recorder. ttyplay is a tty player. Installation: @@ -25,3 +42,4 @@ Usage: Have fun! -- Satoru Takabayashi <> +