using exec in a script; was "preloading a driver for an autostarted application in LXDE"
On 2011-03-10, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Liam O'Toole <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 21:32:34 +0000 (UTC)
>> ... script to be placed somewhere in the user's path
>> such that it won't get clobbered by an official Debian package.
>> /usr/local/bin is the place to be.
> Right oh; this trivial script works.
> peter@dalton:~$ ls -l /usr/local/bin/skype
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root staff 67 Mar 9 18:26 /usr/local/bin/skype
> peter@dalton:~$ cat /usr/local/bin/skype
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype
> I didn't succeed in using "exec ..." and the script process
> continues along with skype. Is there a way to preload the
> module, start skype, terminate the script and leave skype
This should do it:
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