Unable to disown process
Wed Jul 6 21:01:00 GMT 2011
On 6 July 2011 21:15, Andrew wrote:
> On 7/6/2011 12:12 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> You can use the 'setsid' utility from the util-linux package to invoke
>> a program in its own session, i.e. without connection to the terminal
>> it is invoked from. For example:
>> setsid ssh -NL 1119:news.mozilla.org:119 \
>> -L 2119:news.gmane.org:119 \
>> -L 3119:nntp.perl.org:119 \
>> No need for 'nohup', redirections, backgrounding, or 'disown' with this.
> Actually I still need backgrounding as without it my ~/bin/tunnel just hangs
> on the setsid command...
Hmm, I'm afraid I don't know why that happens when setsid is invoked
from a script.
This returns immediately:
$ setsid sleep 10
As does this:
$ bash -c 'setsid sleep 10'
But this doesn't:
$ echo 'setsid sleep 10' > sleep.sh; bash sleep.sh
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