A little bash daemon =)

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

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.

    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

linuxrawkstar · 589 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
dakunesu · 589 weeks and 6 days ago
any practical purpose?
leavittx · 589 weeks and 6 days ago
Yeah, this is just to show how it works. Practical purpose? Use ur imagination. ;)
tatsu · 589 weeks and 6 days ago
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KGF123 · 12 weeks and 3 days ago

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