Can a Bourn Shell Script put itself in the background?
martin at dc.cis.okstate.edu
Thu Jun 4 14:06:23 UTC 2009
but $$ is the current process invoked just as $! is the process
of a backgrounded process started by that shell.
So, can I make a shell script background itself after
Right now, I remind my coworkers to append the & after the
script name. the bg command expects a job number, not a process
Martin McCormick WB5AGZ Stillwater, OK
OSU Information Technology Department Telecommunications Services Group
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