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Adding `pgrep' and `pkill' to /usr/bin
- Subject: Adding `pgrep' and `pkill' to /usr/bin
- From: drosih at rpi.edu (Garance A Drosihn)
- Date: Wed Mar 24 16:57:04 2004
At 3:51 PM -0800 3/24/04, Julian Elischer wrote:
>On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> > The `pkill' command searches the process table on the running
> > system and signals all processes that match the criteria given
> > on the command line.
>so pkill is like killall but more flexible?
>how about you make killall a special case of pkill so we don't
>have the duplication..
Well, at first I'll just add it and see what it takes to get it
working, but then I'll see about collapsing killall into a
special-case of pkill. Sounds like a good idea.
Garance Alistair Drosehn = gad_(_at_)_gilead_(_dot_)_netel_(_dot_)_rpi_(_dot_)_edu
Senior Systems Programmer or gad_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or drosih_(_at_)_rpi_(_dot_)_edu
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