You think about what long.sh does for a minute, and breathe a sigh of relief. The output is written to a file, so you don’t care about terminal output. This means you can use disown. How does this little shell built-in let your jobs finish even when you kill the parent process (the shell inside the ssh connection)?

You think about what long.sh does for a minute, and breathe a sigh of relief. The output is written to a file, so you don’t care about terminal output. This means you can use disown. How does this little shell built-in let your jobs finish even when you kill the parent process (the shell inside the ssh connection)?

disown, zombie children, and the uninterruptible sleep (Ksplice Blog)

Written on November 17, 2012