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[Freeciv] Re: backgrounding the civserver process?

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To: Kilobug <le-mig_g@xxxxxxxx>
Cc: brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: backgrounding the civserver process?
From: Raimar Falke <rf13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 17:23:01 +0200

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 03:10:15PM +0200, Kilobug wrote:
> > 
> > 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.

There is also nohup.


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