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Re: GNU nohup oddness

"Bart Schaefer" wrote:
> With signal_ignore(SIGHUP) any jobs started by that zsh _probably_ will
> also ignore HUP -- but without opts[HUP] = 0, zsh still kill()s all jobs
> at exit.  So with the patch above, background jobs _may_ die when the
> script exits, even if the nohup wrapper was used to start the script.

But only if they explicitly arrange to handle HUP, right?  I would have
said this was marginally preferable, but I'm really just sticking my
finger in the air.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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