AW: Starting Programms in the background

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Nov 2 02:19:00 GMT 2000 wrote:
> > > How can this be avoided, means how to exit bash regardless
> > of any still running background programs?
> >
> > Never, I fear. It sounds as if you are running some 9X system. It's
> > a problem of all 9X console windows that you can't close the window
> > unless all child processes are killed. If you want to run daemons
> > invisible you'll have to start them by using a shortcut with the
> > minimized state set.
> No, im using Windows NT!!

Ooops, sorry, I was so sure that this only happens on 9X that I haven't
proved it on NT. You're right, it happens on NT as well when starting
background processes from the console window. This does not happen when
starting background processes from a remote session via telnet/ssh.
Unfortunately you can't start GUI processes from a remote session. 


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