Job Control in Unix

By | February 21st, 2013|Operating Systems, Unix Scripting|

Job Control The shell provides facilities for controlling jobs. A job is any command sequence. For example: [crayon-594cbb47b3d88120580351/] [crayon-594cbb47b3de4374479468/] [crayon-594cbb47b3de9677966780/] When a command is started in the background (that is, with &), the shell prints out the job number inside brackets ([]) as well as the process number: [crayon-594cbb47b3dee322138144/] [crayon-594cbb47b3df2979119212/] [crayon-594cbb47b3df6106153529/] [crayon-594cbb47b3dfa810293988/] [crayon-594cbb47b3dfe728540732/] [crayon-594cbb47b3e02250384633/] [crayon-594cbb47b3e06538512293/] [...]