Job Control

Ruben de Groot mail25 at
Mon Nov 22 06:27:40 PST 2004

On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 06:49:15AM -0600, Nikolas Britton typed:
> >
> I've play a bit with screen but I don't think it will work for my 
> problem so let me restate it. Lets say I wanted to buildworld, build a 
> port, cvsup, portupgrade, etc. but forgot to do it before I left for 
> school, work, or wherever so I ssh into my box and do #foobar& etc. and 
> then exit, then when I get back home I want to see what happened. I 
> guess it just goes to show that there's always a solution to a problem, 
> you just have to look at it from another angle (can you thing of any 
> other solutions btw?):

>From work:
# nohup foobar >& foobar.log &

Back home:
# tail -f foobar.log


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list