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To: "Kilobug" <le-mig_g@xxxxxxxx>
Cc: <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: backgrounding the civserver process?
From: "Brian Soderblom" <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 06:25:36 -0700

Perfect, this will do exactly what I want.  Thank you very much. :)


> > Is there a way to background the civserver process on a unix 
> platform?  I'd
> > like to be able to start it, then background it and log off the 
> server and
> > have the game continue running.  Right now I have to leave the 
> connection to
> > the server open, since the process immediately suspends when it is
> > backgrounded.
> I don't know if there is a way to do this directly with civserver, but
> I think  the program  "screen" could do  the job  for you: log  to the
> remote server, run screen, run the civserver process under screen, now
> you can  detach the screen  (C-a d) and  log out from the  server. The
> process will still run as if  it were in foreground. You can later log
> again to the  server, and use 'screen -r' to  reattach to the previous
> screen, and input commands to the server if you like to.
> Read the  screen manpage and play  with it, you'll see  that screen is
> often very useful :)

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