Originally Posted by ixtab
- Still using "background launcher scripts", though - for the simple reason that the commands could contain command chaining with pipes etc. (dummy example: "ls|wc"), and Java won't handle that correctly, so putting it into a .sh file and then running that seems like a good and robust solution.
I have a suspicion that invocation of sh -c "ls|wc &"
will work as well as execution of temporary script with ls|wc &