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Re: fetchmail and port forwarding



    "Emma" == Emma Jane Hogbin <emmajane@xtrinsic.com> writes:

    Emma> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 12:06:38PM -0400, Derrick 'dman'
    Emma> Hudson wrote:

    >> On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 11:08:40PM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin

    >> | Right now I run from the command line: 
    >> | ssh my.mail.host -L 8025:localhost:25 
    >> | works great. Except I now have a terminal window that I 
    >> | can't close.
    >> 
    >> Unless you background it :-).

    Emma> Tried that, it kills the process.

Just checking: you did understand what dman meant, right?

Backgrounding the ssh session means using a flag like -f, -n or
otherwise using the background escape (~^Z or ~&). It absolutely
should not kill the process, otherwise you've got some serious
problems to deal with..... ;-)

Apologies if this is all obvious to you!

Cheers!
Shyamal



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