[Openmcl-devel] Faceless Background Server Behavior

Doug McNaught doug at mcnaught.org
Wed Jan 8 18:24:27 UTC 2003


Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at beta9.be> writes:

> Indeed, my reasoning went along the same lines. But why exactly ? I
> mean the initial process should still be waiting for input, should it
> not ? Or does backgrounding a process somehow kill or close the input
> streams ?

Backgrounding doesn't close the input stream, but if you are in the
background and read from your input you get stopped with a SIGTTIN.
Maybe that's what's happening?

-Doug



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