DISOWN ( 1 ) USER COMMANDSDISOWN ( 1 )


NAME

disown - disassociate a job with the current shell

SYNOPSIS

disown [ options ] [job ...]

DESCRIPTION

disown prevents the current shell from sending a HUP signal to each of the given jobs when the current shell terminates a login session.

If job is omitted, the most recently started or stopped background job is used.

Each job can be specified as one of the following:
number
number refers to a process id.
-number
number refers to a process group id.
%number
number refer to a job number.
%string
Refers to a job whose name begins with string.
%?string
Refers to a job whose name contains string.
%+ or %%
Refers to the current job.
%-
Refers to the previous job.

EXIT STATUS

0
If all jobs are successfully disowned.
>0
If one more jobs does not exist.

SEE ALSO

wait(1), bg(1), jobs(1)

IMPLEMENTATION

version
disown (AT&T Research) 2000-04-02
author
David Korn <dgkorn@gmail.com>
copyright
Copyright © 1982-2010 AT&T Intellectual Property
license
http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cpl1.0.txt