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Re: Slight patch for Cron

On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 06:44:19PM +0200, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> > On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 10:31:05AM +0200, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> > > > I've "developed" an insignificant patch to cron (attached) that makes
> > > > cron detach from the console before forking out (under Cygwin only).
> > > > The patch is against the current release's source and WFM.
> > > Did you try a recent developers snapshot?  This should be accomplished
> > > by the setsid call in the child (right after fork).
> > Assuming you mean a Cygwin snapshot, I hadn't though it was a Cygwin 
> > problem so I haven't tried a snapshot, no, but come to think of it, the 
> > daemonizing cron does should detach it from the console ... 
> > 
> > (running chin ... lol ... slap forehead)
> > 
> > I'll reinstall the unpatched cron, download the snapshot and give it a go. 
> > I'll let you know.
> Nope..
> I've just rebooted with the latest snapshot and have a cron window hanging 
> around. Cygcheck output is attached..

Does it help to set CYGWIN=notty before starting cron?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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