In the last episode (Jul 21), EdwardKing said: > From: "Fernando Apesteguía" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > On 7/21/08, EdwardKing <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> I make a process running in background,like follows: > >> $./a.out & > >> > >> I want to know how to change a.out from backgound to foreground > >> and how to stop it? > > > > with "fg" and the number the shell returns after you placed the > > process in the background. Let's say: > > > > $./a.out & > >  27537 > > > > fg %1 > > > > -- Here the shell will bring the process to the foreground -- > > > > Now you can stop it with Ctrl-c for instance. > > I use FreeBSD7.0 > > $./a.out & > $ > > There is show nothing,like such as  27537 > Why?
/bin/sh doesn't print the job number when you background a process. You can use the "jobs" command to list all backgrounded and suspended jobs. In your case, you only have one job, so you can just run "fg %1" or even "fg". -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"