Remote upgrade

Peter Elsner peter at
Thu May 1 14:31:27 PDT 2003

make buildworld &

The & puts processes into the back ground.

In fact, I like to keep a log of the process so, I type:

make buildworld > bldwrld.out &;tail -f bldwrld.out

When it's done, I hit CTRL-C to break out of the tail, and if
there are any errors I have a log file (bldwrld.out) that I can
share with anyone who might be able to help.


At 03:40 PM 5/1/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>When doing a remote upgrade, what is the best way to force the process 
>into the
>background, in case the dialup line for ssh session dies before buildworld 
>Newbie question but I have not found a answer on google to kill my fears
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