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RE: [chat] Killing run away scripts
- To: chat slug <slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [chat] Killing run away scripts
- From: Jill Rowling <Rowling@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Oct 29 09:36:01 2001
Ken wanted to know how to make it portable.
killall isn't portable, only works on linux and does interesting things on
All unices I know of understand kill -KILL pid
if you must...
However the root of the problem (as it were) would probably best be handled
on an individual case.
I thought of doing something similar for remote crashed Xterms (user error)
but soon found out that the real processes looked similar to ones that
should be shut down. So I manually intervene.
I like the `at` suggestion, but the kill needs to be the generic one.
Jill Rowling, Snr Des. Eng. & Unix System Administrator
Eng. Systems Dept, Aristocrat Technologies Australia
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