Manual page for NOHUP(1L)
nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty
This manual page
documents the GNU version of
runs the given
with hangup signals ignored and the scheduling priority increased by
5, so that the command can continue running in the background after
you log out. If the standard output is a tty, it and the standard
error are redirected so that they are appended to the file
`nohup.out'; if that cannot be written to, they are appended to the
file `$HOME/nohup.out'. If that cannot be written to, the command is
creates the file `nohup.out' or `$HOME/nohup.out', it creates it with
no access permissions for group or other. It does not change the
permissions of those files if they already existed.
does not automatically put the command it runs in the background; you
must do that explicitly, by ending the command line with an `&'.
is invoked with exactly one argument, the following options are recognized:
Print a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
Print version information on standard output then exit successfully.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97