[buug] nohup

Patrick Soltani psoltani at ultradns.com
Tue Aug 26 16:30:14 PDT 2003

>yea, that I know, but why does it eventually die if it is not 
>run with nohup?

here is the snip from man pages:

     The nohup utility invokes the named command with  the  argu-
     ments supplied.  When the command is invoked, nohup arranges
     for the SIGHUP signal to be ignored by the process.

     The nohup utility invokes command with its arguments and at this time
     sets the signal SIGHUP to be ignored.  If the standard output is a termi-
     nal, the standard output is appended to the file nohup.out in the current
     directory.  If standard error is a terminal, it is directed to the same
     place as the standard output.

       nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty

Patrick Soltani.

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