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Re: fg all jobs at once


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: fg all jobs at once
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 16:35:40 -0500
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Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Notation should be provided for one to do "fg %*"
> some way to fg all his background jobs at once if he wants.

The concept is not meaningful.  Only one job can be in the foreground
at a time.  Is this what you're looking for?
$ help wait
wait: wait [n]
    Wait for the specified process and report its termination status.  If
    N is not given, all currently active child processes are waited for,
    and the return code is zero.  N is a process ID; if it is not given,
    all child processes of the shell are waited for.


paul




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