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how do I run a process in the background?

Feb 21st, 2007 04:45
Articles Hosting, Capt. Mooboy, shirley cohen,


When calling another program on a unix system,
exec("/path/to/program > /dev/null &");
This will cause "program" to run in the background and return to the 
php script immediately.
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infohost.nmt.edu/tcc/help/unix/whatbg.html
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