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Re: EOF disowns background jobs?

From: Matthew Woehlke
Subject: Re: EOF disowns background jobs?
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 17:31:59 -0500
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Chet Ramey wrote:
Sven Mascheck wrote:
I'd expect real daemons to detach from the terminal and create
a new session / new process group.  Or is it, that just too
few actually do?

Let's just say the situation is much better than it was in the past.

Sven: I should point out that a more practical use case (and this is how this came up originally) is launching X apps from a terminal emulator. These usually don't fork()+exec() (nor should they).

I tend to either /want/ these to run in the foreground, or else I use this near scriptlet: "$@" &>/dev/null & disown

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