Re: process w/o attached tty?
On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 03:36:54PM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> This doesn't answer the original question: background or not, when a
> terminal is closed, it HUPs all of its child processes. True, if you
> background a task you can use the Eterm to start other processes as
> well, but when you close that Eterm, anything you started from it will
> be HUPed, and will close unless you ran it through nohup.
Depends on how you close the Eterm - if you close it by clicking on the
close button of the window it's in, yes you're right. But if you exit
from the shell with a <Ctrl-D> or 'exit' the Eterm closes and leaves
backgrounded processes running. And I don't like messages vanishing
into nohup.out instead of being displayed... :-)