− play back typescripts, using timing information
[options] [−t] timingfile
replays a typescript, using timing information to ensure
that output happens in the same rhythm as it originally
appeared when the script was recorded.
simply displays the information again; the programs that
were run when the typescript was being recorded are not run
again. Since the same information is simply being displayed,
scriptreplay is only guaranteed to work properly if
run on the same type of terminal the typescript was recorded
on. Otherwise, any escape characters in the typescript may
be interpreted differently by the terminal to which
scriptreplay is sending its output.
information is what script(1) outputs to standard
error if it is run with the −t parameter.
By default, the
typescript to display is assumed to be named
typescript, but other filenames may be specified, as
the second parameter or with option −s.
If the third
parameter is specified, it is used as a speed-up multiplier.
For example, a speed-up of 2 makes scriptreplay go
twice as fast, and a speed-up of 0.1 makes it go ten times
slower than the original session.
The first three
options will override old-style arguments.
−t, −−timing file
script’s timing output.
script’s terminal output.
Speed up the replay displaying
this number of times. The argument is a floating
point number. It’s called divisor because it divides
the timings by this factor.
Set the maximum delay between
transcript updates to number of seconds. The argument
is a floating point number. This can be used to avoid long
pauses in the transcript replay.
Display version information and
Display help text and exit.
Script started, file is script.out
Script done, file is script.out
% scriptreplay --timing file.tm --typescript script.out
© 2008 James Youngman
Copyright © 2008 Karel Zak
This is free
software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
the GNU General Public License version 2 or later.
scriptreplay program was written by
Joey Hess. The program
was re-written in C by James
Youngman and Karel
scriptreplay command is part of the util-linux package and
is available from