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nohup, non-cygwin processes
- From: "Matthew B. Smith" <melkor at orangpalantir dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2010 08:22:09 -0400
- Subject: nohup, non-cygwin processes
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I am writing about a problem probably not due to cygwin, but I think it
used to work with 1.5.
I want to start a long running process with nohup and have it continue
to run even though I log out of the computer. It seems no matter how I
start the process I get a SYGTERM signal when I log out of windows.
This is a 64-bit java program but I seem to remember being able to do
this with nohup prior to upgrading to cygwin 1.7.
As an example if I login via ssh and start the process, it is fine and I
can log out, then log back in, but as soon as a user logs out of windows
it will terminate the java job. This will happen even if I am ssh'd in
with the process running. (which is how I found the exit code 143)
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