Date: Mon, 2 Jun 1997 13:24:50 GMT
Reply-To: Dave Scocca <scocca@GIBBS.OIT.UNC.EDU>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Dave Scocca <scocca@GIBBS.OIT.UNC.EDU>
Organization: The Jack Voigt Fan Club
Subject: Re: Underground SAS on Unix -Reply
In article <Pine.A188.8.131.520530221105.61566Cemail@example.com>,
Raymond V. Liedka <liedka@UNM.EDU> wrote:
\ This is a little late, but there might still be some interest.
\ I had indicated in a posting that running a job in the background with
\ the ampersand (typing at the prompt: sas jobname & ) would allow one
\ to log off. Several helpful folks indicated that while that does set a
\ job running in the background, the job would end execution when I logged
\ Well..it turns out that for the modified C-shell (sinified by "tcsh" rather
\ than just "csh") it seems that running a job in the background DOES allow you
\ to logout without interruption.
I believe this is also true of the standard C-shell (csh), at least on
I've been working on a Sun recently (Solaris 2.5) and have found that
ampersand-backgrounding works just fine in both tcsh and csh.
ksh is another story--it won't do it.
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