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Re: [vox-tech] retroactive nohup?

On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 02:28:17PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> i stupidly started a long process in an xterm.  i'd like to shut down X, but
> don't want to lose this process.

Couldn't you ^Z and then "bg" it?  (I assume it's a console process)

> is there a way to disconnect a process from pts and have stdout/err piped to
> some log file?

Hmmm...  Maybe with a "bg > file.txt" kind of syntax.  I'm no shell expert
tho. :(

Good luck!


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