run-detached ( desc -- process )
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Inputs and outputs
desca launch descriptor
processa process

Generic word contract
Launches a process without waiting for it to complete. The object can either be a string, a sequence of strings or a process. See Launch descriptors for details.

This word is functionally identical to passing a process to run-process having the detached slot set.

The output value can be passed to wait-for-process to get an exit code.

See also
run-process, try-process