Peter Hansen peter at
Fri Mar 19 04:02:56 CET 2004

Laurent Vincelette wrote:

> I have a python script (file start with #!/usr/bin/python) that use 
> xmlrpclib to lessen and respond on port:8000. The problem is when I 
> close the shell (bash in remote with putty) the script stop to work. I 
> try to start it in backgroud with & but it dosent work. Finally I copy 
> and I try to modify the /etc/init.d/crond to start the script in 
> services (with start-stop-demon but I have the same problem... When I 
> close putty the script stop.
> Someone have a idea?

Redirect stdout and stderr to /dev/null.  I'm not sure which of these -- 
perhaps both -- is necessary, but doing both certainly works...

That is, this should work: >/dev/null 2>/dev/null &


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