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Re^5: Argv problem

by dsheroh (Prior)
on Mar 04, 2013 at 10:36 UTC ( #1021623=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Argv problem
in thread Argv problem

& means "run the preceding command in the background". So, for example,
./myprogram username lsrkj&etk
will attempt to first run the command ./myprogram username lsrkj as a background process and then, while that's running, also run the command etk in the foreground (probably producing the error "etk: command not found").

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