setsid

SETSID(1)                        User Commands                       SETSID(1)



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.  This default behavior is possible to override by
       the --fork option.

OPTIONS
       -c, --ctty
              Set the controlling terminal to the current one.

       -f, --fork
              Always create a new process.

       -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/.



util-linux                         July 2014                         SETSID(1)