On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 11:16:35AM +0500, David Neary mentioned:
> Anyone know how to nohup an app after running it? I wasn't aware that
> csh did that by default for bg processes, but I use ksh or bash most of
> the time anyway - is there any way I can nohup a process by pid, in the
> same way as I can nice it? Is there a way to do this through top? Or is
> it possible to (maybe) change the PPID of a process while it's running.
> to init, say?
You can't really. It relies on the fact that the parent of the job is
"nohup" which is setp to ignore "HUP" signals. Unless the shell were
written that you could tell it to "ignore HUPs yourself", it's not
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