On Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 10:35:31AM -0400, Dan Book wrote:
As mentioned, this isn't just about screen, tmux, and nohup (or
any other programs used in a similar context). *Any* command run with a
trailing & is commonly expected to survive logout, usually from remote
Um, no. There is *no* expectation of a random command surviving loss of
its controlling tty (ie logout) unless explcit steps were taken to
mitigate it. Such as the command daemonizing itself or ignoring
SIGHUP -- either explicitly or via use of nohup (which also gives the
added benefit of capturing stdout)
'&' in of itself was *never* any sort of guarantee, regardless of
foolish expectations to the contrary.
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