[olug] Bash or CygWin quirk waiting for process...
Boian Berberov (Public)
bberberov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 18:01:58 CDT 2017
You might have to trim the output of jobs -p. Mine gives extra info.
On 29/06/17 17:25, Dan Linder wrote:
> I'm using CygWin in Windows 10 to automate a process. I have two child
> shell scripts I want to kick off from my main script, but I want the main
> script to hang around until both of the child scripts are done.
> The two child scripts are called as processes of "mintty" so the output of
> each is in separate windows.
> Here's my script:
> mintty -t Type-A --exec ./build.sh typeA &
> mintty -t Type-B --exec ./build.sh typeB &
> for job in `jobs -p` ; do
> echo Waiting for child $job of jobs: `jobs -p` to exit.
> wait $job
> Both of the MinTTY consoles open and run the script, but the wait for-loop
> doesn't wait and the "process_both.sh" script fires right away.
> Any ideas?
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