Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Creating a daemon to run in background Post 302496339 by ukndoit on Sunday 13th of February 2011 05:11:41 PM
Old 02-13-2011
Thanks guys, I appreciate it. I was given this code to just put inside those cgi scripts since they are simple redirect scripts for the replication that verifies a members username and then redirects them to the appropriate page, it should be done instantly, so for sure within 2 seconds, so what we did was add a simple alarm to the top of the script to tell it after 3 seconds process the alarm, which processes a subroutine to kill the current process... I added that to the scripts and it worked. So I do not need to create this now.

I really appreciate all your help.
Thank you for your time. I did learn something about shell too. thanks for that.

Richard
 

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service(8)						      System Manager's Manual							service(8)

NAME
service - run a System V init script SYNOPSIS
service SCRIPT COMMAND [OPTIONS] service --status-all service --help | -h | --version DESCRIPTION
service runs a System V init script in as predictable environment as possible, removing most environment variables and with current working directory set to /. The SCRIPT parameter specifies a System V init script, located in /etc/init.d/SCRIPT. The supported values of COMMAND depend on the invoked script, service passes COMMAND and OPTIONS it to the init script unmodified. All scripts should support at least the start and stop commands. As a special case, if COMMAND is --full-restart, the script is run twice, first with the stop command, then with the start command. service --status-all runs all init scripts, in alphabetical order, with the status command. EXIT CODES
service calls the init script and returns the status returned by it. FILES
/etc/init.d The directory containing System V init scripts. ENVIRONMENT
LANG, TERM The only environment variables passed to the init scripts. SEE ALSO
/etc/init.d/skeleton, update-rc.d(8), init(8), invoke-rc.d(8). Jan 2006 service(8)

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