Not forking?

Gilles Ganault nospam at
Fri Nov 30 05:19:57 CET 2007

On Sat, 24 Nov 2007 14:33:34 +1300, greg <greg at>
>What makes you think it's not forking? Chances are
>it *is* forking, but something is going wrong later.

You were right. There were scrambled characters in the script
(copy/pasting from Windows), which kept the script from working even
without forking.

>You realise that having directed stdout into /dev/null,
>you're not going to see these messages?

Stupid me :-/

>What happens if you run it without any output redirection?

It works fine now :-) Thank you for the help.

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