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       cereal - client program to attach to cereal session


       cereal command [args]


       cereal is the client program to attach to a running cereal session.


       cereal takes various subcommands:

       attach SESSION
              Attach  to  (take control of) cereal session SESSION.  This puts
              the user into a cereal console, provided by a command-restricted
              screen  session.   To  detach from an attached session, use "C-\
              d".  For help on other available commands, use "C-\ ?".   Cereal
              uses  a  limited instance of screen to provide the console.  See
              screen(1) for more info on the available commands.  ‘a’  may  be
              used in place of ‘attach’.

       follow [options] SESSION
              Follow (watch, without being able to intervene) a cereal session
              SESSION.  The options are: -c [--cat]  to  cat  log  instead  of
              follow;  -p [--path] to output just the path to the log file and
              exit.  ‘f’ may be used in place of ‘follow’.

       list [SESSION]...
              List session(s).  With no arguments,  will  list  all  sessions.
              The  leading  three characters in the list indicate: whether the
              session is running (+) or not (-) or in some unknown state  (?),
              whether  the  user  can  attach  to  the session (a) or not (-),
              whether the user can follow the session (f) or not (-).  If  the
              session  state  is  unknown  (?),  it’s usually because the user
              asking for information about the session can’t read the  session
              stat file.  ‘l’ may be used in place of ‘list’.

       help   Output  a  brief usage summary.  ‘h’ or ‘?’ may be used in place
              of ‘help’.


       Exit status is 0 if OK, 1 if minor problems, 2 if serious trouble.


       Written by Jameson Rollins and Daniel Kahn Gillmor.


       If the invoking user does not have  read  and  execute  access  to  the
       cereal  session’s  supervise  directory,  ‘cereal  list’ may not always
       indicate that session’s status accurately.


       Report bugs to <>.


       Copyright © 2007 Jameson Rollins and Daniel Kahn Gillmor
       This is free software.  You may redistribute copies  of  it  under  the
       terms       of       the      GNU      General      Public      License
       <>.  There is NO WARRANTY,  to  the
       extent permitted by law.


       screen(1), cereal-admin(8)