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# 36  
Old 01-21-2008
sending output to nohup.out means ?
the output from the script is redirected to the file nohup.out whether its stderr or stdout

 nohup script &

is in place
the current session from which the script is invoked can be terminated.

the script / process would still continue run as a background process
# 37  
Old 01-21-2008
$ jobs -l 

Is the command jobs -l executed on a different session i.e. the session from which the script is not executed ?

jobs is an entity that is binded to each terminal session, i.e. each session will have its own list of jobs and they are not universal across sessions like process
# 38  
Old 01-21-2008
Originally Posted by matrixmadhan
how to read input from a file ?
cat t

read var < t

echo $var

reading input from a terminal
read var

reading input from a terminal as a background process
read var &

Hi ,

My csh script actually contains a ftp code.
Will this cause this " [3] + 28124 Stopped (tty output) mycshscript " ??

set USER = "aaa"
set PASS = "bbb"
ftp -n<< EOL >  /dev/null
user $USER $PASS
cd /myfolder
lcd $TEMP
mget $xxx[$num]

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