setsid man page

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 ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.

Referenced By

setsid(2), socat(1).

July 2014 util-linux User Commands