noshell problem

Raimo Niskanen <>
Mon Aug 28 13:02:13 CEST 2000


Mickael Remond wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I ma trying to launch an Erlang program in background so that I can close the
> terminal and let the server keep on working.
> 
> But I encounter some problem with this feature.
> 
> Here is what I am doing:
> 
> I am launching my Erlang server :
> 
>   erl -noshell -s sessions start &
> 
>  => The programm reach the state stopped and seem to wait for input data.
> 
> I also tried to launch my program with -noinput option, but the program
> also reach the stopped state.
> 
> How do you launch your Erlang programm so that they run in the background (and
> so that you can close you terminal) ?
> 
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> 
> --
> Mickaël Rémond

Try: erl -detached -s sessions start
(implies -noshell -noinput; no trailing &)

/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP



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