You can set the
quiet server option to suppress many of the messages that are displayed in the status line (including the message shown by
set-option). This will not suppress messages that come from using the
quiet option is too broad*, or you want to be able to review the messages with
show-messages†, then you might try setting the
display-time session option to a very small value‡. This will affect all messages (even those from
display-message), so it also may not be appropriate for all situations.
If you are only interested in suppressing the message from that one
set status command/binding, and you are comfortable building software from source, then you might want to try out the current SVN trunk. Its
set-option command has a
-q option that suppresses the normal informational message (i.e.
set -q status). This will be included in the next release (i.e. 1.7).
quiet is is a server option, so it will affect all your sessions.
quiet prevents the message from being entered into the
show-message message log. By default, (prefix) ~ is bound to
display-time must be from the range 1–750. So zero is not a valid value, but the minimum value (1 millisecond) will probably be too fast to notice in most circumstances (e.g. unless your tmux server is on the other side of a slow link).