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Re: svn 1.3.0: post-commit hook waits even if tasks are backgrounded

From: Ph. Marek <philipp.marek_at_bmlv.gv.at>
Date: 2006-01-18 10:10:24 CET

On Wednesday 18 January 2006 09:29, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 09:13:03PM +0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > > > specifically like to include something for windows batch files (not
> > > > that I have any clue how to do that in a batch file, but I suspect
> > > > people will ask for it).
> > >
> > > AFAIK, it is the same on Windows
> > > command 2> nul
> > > But don't ask me how to start something in the background on that
> > > platform...
> >
> > 'START command', I think, though I can't check at present.
>
> Aha, that's what start is for... If you have time, it would be nice to see
> *if* this bug turns up on Windows and if the patch makes it possible to
> work around it with something like
> start longrunningbackgroundjob 2> nul
> (Or whatever you come up with)
>
> (I may find time to do that myself, but that needs to be done at work and
> at work I'm supposed to do work:-)
Sorry people, that doesn't work.

        start something 2> nul

put the output of *start* on nul.
You'll have to write a batch file to achieve that, ie.
        start something.bat

"Windows is not Unix".

Regards,

Phil

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