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I am trying to run one mono application as service. When I start from terminal
using the following method
service MyTestApp start
It strts as servive I can view its log porcess etc and prints
Starting MyTestApp
and wait the app in terminal not showing Started MyTestApp and I can possible to type next command only when I press Ctrl+C. How I can solve this
how to execute the next line after starting mono application in shell script.
my sample script is given below


case "$1" in

        echo "Starting $APP_NAME"
	mono MyTestApp.exe
 	echo "Started $APP_NAME"
    echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/$APP_NAME {start|stop}"
    exit 1
exit 0 
Posted 25-Jul-12 2:07am

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Solution 1

I don't know about Mono, but in normal Linux/UNIX you would just put the program to run in the background by appending the & to the call thus:
	mono MyTestApp.exe &
However this may well mean that the mono process runs in the background but the other process does not. A few tests should tell you which.
Arun Kumar K S at 25-Jul-12 9:20am
is this execute this line echo "Started $APP_NAME"
Richard MacCutchan at 25-Jul-12 10:26am
I assume so, what happens when you try it?
Arun Kumar K S at 26-Jul-12 22:39pm

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