> How about using the LOG function, or just TEE the
> relevant commands/actions to a "status files" and, at the start of the
> script, open another session where you TAIL the log or "status file"...
> yjchung wrote:
> What I want to use MSGBOX or something similar is
> that I have a long script that invokes many processes in steps and I
> want to be able to pop up a message box if there's something
> interesting. That way, the user can start the script, walk away, come
> back many hours later and see that something interesting happened while
> running the script. OSD doesn't stick around and can't be dismissed by
> the user. SCREEN isn't useful since the message will be scrolled off.
> For now, I've echoed these messages in eye catching colors so it can be
> seen when scrolling back through the buffer but it'd be nice if message
> boxes can be popped off that doesn't require immediate action from the
> user before the script can continue.