Subject: Re: starting a long-lived Lisp process from a short-lived connection
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 02:27:46 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>
GP lisper  <> wrote:
| <> wrote:
| > I'd like to start a web server (cl-http) process from a remote client
| > so that it keeps running after the client connection is closed.
| detachtty
| seems to be the standard answer to that question

I second that! "Detachtty" is great! Unlike "screen"[1], it does not
require a real TTY at startup, thus can readily be run by system
init files at bootup time. See <>
for more info.


[1] Though newer versions of "screen" might have fixed that. (?)

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