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A little bash daemon =)

Terminal - A little bash daemon =)
echo "Starting Daemon"; ( while :; do sleep 15; echo "I am still running =]"; done ) & disown -h -ar $!
2009-09-30 16:00:13
User: tatsu
Functions: echo sleep
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A little bash daemon =)

A little bash daemon

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Terminal - Alternatives
echo "Starting Daemon"; ( while :; do sleep 15; echo "I am still running =]"; done ) & disown -h $!
2010-02-23 19:17:05
User: daleki
Functions: echo sleep
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You don't want the -ar parameters in this case. The man page for BASH_BUILTINS(1) states:

"-a option means to remove or mark all jobs" and

"-r option without a jobspec argument restricts operation to running jobs"

In this case we are supplying the process id of the job to disown so neither of these should be used.

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Comment by linuxrawkstar 300 weeks and 6 days ago

it looks more like his purpose was to provide sorta a template, or just to screw around, never the less, imma use it

Comment by dakunesu 300 weeks and 6 days ago

any practical purpose?

Comment by leavittx 300 weeks and 6 days ago

Yeah, this is just to show how it works.

Practical purpose?

Use ur imagination. ;)

Comment by tatsu 300 weeks and 6 days ago

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