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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2015-01-21 17:58:28 (GMT)
committer Sergey Poznyakoff <>2015-01-21 17:58:28 (GMT)
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parentcb8b9461907373485acabb90bc1cad5263abc8b8 (diff)
New component flag: nullinput
* NEWS: Update. * doc/pies.texi: Document nullinput flag. * src/pies.c (str_to_cf): New flag: nullinput * src/pies.h (CF_NULLINPUT): New flag. * src/progman.c (prog_start): If CF_NULLINPUT flag is set, redirect /dev/null to the stdin
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-GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2014-12-26
-Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Sergey Poznyakoff
+GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2015-01-21
+Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Sergey Poznyakoff
See the end of file for copying conditions.
Please send Pies bug reports to <> or
@@ -8,11 +8,19 @@ Please send Pies bug reports to <> or
Version 1.2.91 (Git)
-* New flag siggroup.
+* New flags
+- siggroup
This flag instructs pies to send termination signal to the process
group of the process being stopped.
+- nullinput
+Do not close standard input. Redirect it from /dev/null
+instead. Use this option with commands that require their standard
+input to be open (e.g. pppd nodetach).
Version 1.2, 2009-12-11
@@ -80,7 +88,7 @@ part of Mailfromd (
Copyright information:
-Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Sergey Poznyakoff
+Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Sergey Poznyakoff
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