Python without a tty
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Sep 30 04:10:16 CEST 2011
ron <vacorama at gmail.com> writes:
> On Sep 29, 5:21 am, Steven D'Aprano <steve
> +comp.lang.pyt... at pearwood.info> wrote:
> > I have a Python script which I would like to test without a tty attached
> > to the process. I could run it as a cron job, but is there an easier way?
> Have you tried GNU Screen? It let's you run processes under virtual
> terminals, which can then be backgrounded, reconnected to, etc. I
> think it comes with most linux distros.
That would not satisfy the “without a TTY attached” requirement. GNU
Screen's main goal is to *provide* an attached TTY to multiple processes
when the TTY isn't interacting with the user.
I don't know whether Screen can *remove* a TTY from a process, and it
would be strange to me if it did so.
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