how to bring job to foreground?

Matt Wilkie
Thu Feb 24 04:41:00 GMT 2005

> >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. 

In future that is what I will do, however in this circumstance when I
started the process I didn't know I was going to want to suspend it.
(I was about to run out of disk space so I tried to pause tar long
enough to let me make room. The pause worked, but I couldn't get it
restarted again).


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