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Re: rc.d and non daemon servers

Steven M. Bellovin <> 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...

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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