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xzero1
March 2nd, 2012, 07:43 PM
Why doesn't this script exit early? I know I will still need to kill the ffmpeg process.



#!/bin/bash
function check () {
sleep 5
killall ffmpeg
exit 1
}

check & ffmpeg... #(long conversion here)
exit 0


Nevermind the script does work, I have simplified the example too much.