bug-bash
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: make running program& into a (program&)


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: make running program& into a (program&)
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 09:16:03 -0500

> John Q. User log:
> $ emacs & #oops, wanted to do "(emacs &)"
> [1] 1976
> $ fg
> emacs tcp-tips
> ^Z
> [1]+  Stopped                 emacs tcp-tips
> $ (bg&) #maybe try this?
> bash: bg: no job control
> $ jobs
> [1]+  Stopped                 emacs tcp-tips
> $ bg  #sigh
> [1]+ emacs tcp-tips &
> -------------------------
> anyways, John Q. wanted to make his already running emacs& into a
> (emacs&).  He is miffed that apparently even in this day and age of
> high technology, he probably has no way to do this with current bash?
> 
> [ (emacs&) would be immune to whatever happened to the parent shell,
> so that's why I use it. ]

What's wrong with `disown %1'?

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]