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Hello,

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


#!/bin/sh
#/etc/init.d/MyTestApp


APP_NAME="MyTestApp"

case "$1" in
  start)


        echo "Starting $APP_NAME"
	mono MyTestApp.exe
 	echo "Started $APP_NAME"
       
    ;;
  stop)

       
    ;;
  *)
    echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/$APP_NAME {start|stop}"
    exit 1
    ;;
esac

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.
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Arun Kumar K S 25-Jul-12 9:20am
   
is this execute this line echo "Started $APP_NAME"
Richard MacCutchan 25-Jul-12 10:26am
   
I assume so, what happens when you try it?
Arun Kumar K S 26-Jul-12 22:39pm
   
thanks..................

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