how to bring job to foreground?

Jesper Vad Kristensen
Wed Feb 23 16:32:00 GMT 2005

Matt wrote:

>and the console in which I suspended the script has not given me a
>prompt so I can't issue any more commands.

What if you suspend it like "vi &" instead. That definitely gives me a
prompt and the "fg" command works. Theory: something with ctrl+z doesn't
work so you don't get it suspended properly - but maybe the ampersand
will? Maybe the tar process isn't too keen on accepting the keystrokes
you feed it?


Jesper Vad Kristensen

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