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Re: [vox-tech] retroactive nohup?

begin: William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> quote
> 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)
argh.  i was pretty sure it would die when the controlling pty died.  but i
just did a test with a toy shell script.  you're right.  it didn't die.

heh.  how embarrasing.  thanks for setting me straight, bill.  clearly,
somebody has been putting lsd in my coffee this morning...


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