Re: : bash command help - nohup

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On 30Oct2009 09:42, Dan Track <dan.track@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
| Hi,
| I'm trying to run mutliple commands from the command line while using
| nohup. But I can't seem to get the syntax right, can someone please
| correct this for me
| nohup cmd 1;cm2;cmd3
| All i get is that cmd1 runs from wiht nohup but the rest run in my
| current shell. I'd like all to be run with the single nohup command,
| any thoughts?

Syntacticly that's three command. A semicolon is like a newline, so its
as though you've typed:

  nohup cmd 1

Since nohup expects one command, you need one command. SInce you want
three, invoke the shell as your command:

  nohup sh -c 'cmd1; cmd2; cmd3'

Cameron Simpson <cs@xxxxxxxxxx> DoD#743

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