Re: [wmii] Ruby-IXP 0.1 - restarting patch

From: Robert Linden <>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 21:37:21 +0200

Suraj N. Kurapati wrote:
> I agree (though I don't understand why) because I have observed that
> when I run a second wmiirc, all the programs launched by the first
> one (using system("program &")) do not terminate.

That is the normal behaviour if you start a process with &.
If the father-process is terminated the process becomes a child
of init. You can see that for example if you start something
in an xterm (say, "xclock &"), then close the xterm, and check
with pstree or "ps -xl".

All the best,
Received on Mon Jul 03 2006 - 21:37:41 UTC

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