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Re: rc.d and non daemon servers
On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 07:57:09PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 08:39:54AM -0500, matthew sporleder wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Emmanuel Dreyfus
> > <manu%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> > > 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 &)
> nohup isn't enough, the process also needs to lose its controlling
Is this sufficient?
program < /dev/null > /dev/null 2>&1 &
David Young OJC Technologies
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