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Re: SSH question



At 2:16 PM +0100 10/12/06, Andy Green wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
>
>> Does backgrounding a task have the same effect?  That is, would:
>>
>>     wget -b -c http://blah.blah.com &
>>
>> do as well?  I didn't see anything relevent in man bash.
>
>AIUI the task survives the loss of the ssh session, what kills it is the
>next time it tries to print something it gets a nasty signal along the
>lines of "don't know what you think you are printing to, but it isn't
>there any more".  So from this wobbly asertion of half-knowlege, I guess
>if wget never prints anything  again after you start it, it should
>complete okay using & as you suggest.

OK, I get it, thanks.
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