Re: My script almost works but spams the terminal its launched from if useing dash.
On 04/21/2016 11:19 PM, Andrew McGlashan wrote:
I hadn't thought about that particular incantation. It is one of the
strengths of bash (and some other shells) that there are several
different incantations that achieve similar or same results. You get to
speak the dialect you feel most comfortable with!!:-)
On 17/04/2016 3:11 AM, Aero Maxx wrote:
bin/mailwatcher > /dev/null 2>&1 &
Perhaps better still...
bin/mailwatcher >& /dev/null &
Without specifying STDOUT or STDERR you get both.