[PD] old process still running

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Nov 14 18:48:00 CET 2005

Marc Lavallée wrote:

>>I think it *is* better to use the & operator of the shell when using
> I don't think so. 
> & sends the curl process in the background. 
> You don't want that.

but why not ?
you could poll the filename for existance (somehow), to see when the 
file is finally downloaded.
of course this will only work for applications that do not have any 
direct feedback. (e.g. querying a database with the "&" is probably a 
bad idea; but when you are shutting down your machine it doesn't matter 
that much)


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