[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg background

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Thu Jul 26 17:24:31 CEST 2012

Le nonidi 9 thermidor, an CCXX, Roger Pack a écrit :
> the "nohup" command

It is the traditional command, but nohup is a stupid hack that does not even
work. The correct way to detach a process from its controlling tty is

But it will not address ffmpeg reading from its standard input; for that,
either redirecting from /dev/null or using the new -nostdin option will do
the trick.

I tell you that purely for your information; as for "focus television", I
already told them exactly the same thing about a week ago and they did not
heed it.

>		      or the "screen" command are what I typically use.

Of course, screen will work perfectly and give additional features, but it
is much more expensive. It all depends on the context.


  Nicolas George
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