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Re: rc.d and non daemon servers
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Emmanuel Dreyfus <manu%netbsd.org@localhost>
> Steven M. Bellovin <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost> wrote:
>> > Shall I start it with nohup /usr/local/bin/foo & ?
>> > Or is there a nicer alternative?
>> I've always used &.
> But if you start it from the shell (a la /etc/rc.d/foo start), it will
> exit when you leave your shell...
I actually like the nohup option when combined with something like rotatelogs.
(cd mydir; nohup ./foo.sh 2>&1 | rotatelogs logs/foo.out.%Y%m%d 86400 &)
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