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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow in background

From: Jon Steinhart
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow in background
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:51:45 -0700

Ralph Corderoy writes:
> Hi Jon,
> > No problem stopping evince after the mhshow.  The problem is running
> > it in the background so that I can look at the pdf and do other stuff
> > at the same time.  When I do a control-Z followed by a bg the mhshow
> > job and it's children stay stopped.
> Oh, I get that here with mupdf.  It's because SIGTTOU is delivered after
> the processes get the SIGCONT because of the attempt to write to a TTY
> from a background process, presumably less.  Try `mhshow -noconcat -part
> 2'.  See `ps f' with and without the -noconcat and you should see the
> lack of a pager.
> -- 
> Cheers, Ralph.
> https://plus.google.com/+RalphCorderoy

Ah, thanks.  That does it!

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