Why you should care
Background processes occur as KSH is capable of providing a facility to control and run job in the background.
How we detect
This code insight shows that background processes introduces asynchronous processes execution. They can potentially create resource conflicts. Execution in background is useful for command line but should be avoided in scripts.
About CAST and Highlight’s Code Insights
Over the last 25 years, CAST has leveraged unique knowledge on software quality measurement by analyzing thousands of applications and billions of lines of code. Based on this experience and community standards on programming best practices, Highlight implements hundreds of code insights across 15+ technologies to calculate health factors of a software.