Name

setsid — run a program in a new session

Synopsis

setsid [options] program [arguments]

DESCRIPTION

setsid runs a program in a new session.

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/.


  Rick Sladkey <jrsworld.std.com>
In the public domain.