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Re: [Help-bash] Command run in the background (with '&' at the end) stil

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Command run in the background (with '&' at the end) still runs even when the user exit from the login shell?
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:30:43 -0500
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On 12/14/13, 1:41 AM, Bob Proulx wrote:

> I think if you could find a real Bourne shell without job control and
> try it then you would find that background jobs receive a SIGHUP and
> exit when the shell exits.  I think.  It has been quite a few years
> since I worked daily on a Bourne shell system without job control but
> that is how I remember it.

Yes.  It's the kernel, not the shell.

It's fairly easy to get a copy of the 7th Edition sh.
is a pristine version.
is something that actually has a chance of compiling and running on some
modern systems.

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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden

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