Re: How to run a process without a controlling terminal?
From: Scott Simpson (ssimpson_at_visionsolutions.com)
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 19:12:50 -0800
Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 at 02:40 GMT, Scott Simpson wrote:
>> I want to test if a script of mine works in an environment without a
>> controlling terminal. Is there any way to run a command with the
>> TIOCNOTTY ioctl turned on without writing a C program? I guess I can
>> write a C program that does this and do a fork/exec but I'd rather not.
>> Can I close /dev/tty in the shell somehow or run a command to do it?
> Would using at (or a cron job) work?
That would probably do it. Guess I'll try. Pretty silly just to get rid of a