[SunHELP] for loop changes nohup?

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Fri Nov 19 12:26:10 CST 2004

 Richard Russell writes ...

> It seems that running 
> a command within a for loop is quite different to running it 
> directly, at least in regards to how nohup works...

I believe some shells run the innards of loops in a subshell.

I know this is true of Bourne shells when the loop is redirected (see 45.23
of O'Reilly's Unix Power Tools, 2nd ed.), but I think it's true in other
cases, though I can't find a ref off-hand.

Could that explain what you're seeing?


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