A little bash daemon =)

echo "Starting Daemon"; ( while :; do sleep 15; echo "I am still running =]"; done ) & disown -h -ar $!
A little bash daemon

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By: tatsu
2009-09-30 16:00:13

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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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    echo "Starting Daemon"; ( while :; do sleep 15; echo "I am still running =]"; done ) & disown -h $!
    daleki · 2010-02-23 19:17:05 0

What Others Think

why
linuxrawkstar · 455 weeks and 4 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
dakunesu · 455 weeks and 3 days ago
any practical purpose?
leavittx · 455 weeks and 3 days ago
Yeah, this is just to show how it works. Practical purpose? Use ur imagination. ;)
tatsu · 455 weeks and 3 days ago

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