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Re: have '&' automatically disown?

>>>>> On February 7, 2010 Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Feb 7,  9:34pm, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> } Subject: Re: have '&' automatically disown?
> }
> } Greg Klanderman wrote:
> } > Would it make sense to just auto-disown when monitor is off?
> } 
> } That *does* make a lot of sense, actually: if job control's turned off,
> } there's no point in half-pretending it isn't.  Disowning existing
> } background jobs at that point at least makes more sense than having them
> } come back in a zombified fashion.  I'll think about it tomorrow.

> Disowning a job makes it immune to HUP signals, etc.  That's not what
> nomonitor is for -- turning off monitor is supposed to make zsh act
> like the old Bourne shell, where jobs still "belonged" to the shell
> and would be HUP'd if the terminal connection dropped, but the shell
> had no way move them between background and foreground.

[sorry for neglecting to reply for so long]

Would it make sense to auto-disown if both nomonitor and nohup are set?


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