SETSID

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2014
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NAME

setsid - run a program in a new session  

SYNOPSIS

setsid [options] program [arguments]  

DESCRIPTION

setsid runs a program in a new session. The command calls fork(2) if already a process group leader. Otherwise, it executes a program in the current process.  

OPTIONS

-c, --ctty
Set the controlling terminal to the current one.
-w, --wait
Wait for the execution of the program to end, and return the exit value of this program as the return value of setsid.
-V, --version
Display version information and exit.
-h, --help
Display help text and exit.
 

SEE ALSO

setsid(2)  

AUTHOR

Rick Sladkey <jrs@world.std.com>  

AVAILABILITY

The setsid command is part of the util-linux package and is available from https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
AVAILABILITY

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