In this script

set -e
exec svlogd ./main

Do you know what set -e does? I searched man and Google without luck

  • man bash | less -p '-e': fifth match...
    – jasonwryan
    Nov 5, 2014 at 6:48

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You need to improve your google-fu.

help set:

-e  Exit immediately if a command exits with a non-zero status.
  • 1
    I should improve my help-fu
    – rtacconi
    Nov 4, 2014 at 21:05

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