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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: Thu Mar 25 10:09:32 2004
At 9:56 PM +1100 3/25/04, Bruce Evans wrote:
>On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>> I noticed the upcoming version of OpenBSD will add the commands
>> `pkill' and `pgrep', which they picked up from NetBSD. These
>> commands also exist in Solaris and Linux. Anyone mind if I add
>> them to FreeBSD? I'd just pick up the versions from NetBSD, and
>> make whatever changes are needed for them to work on FreeBSD.
>What's wrong with the pkill port? It has already been picked from
>NetBSD, and whatever changes are needed for it to work on FreeBSD
>have already been made (and pgrep is part of pkill).
Ooo. Thanks for the pointer. That'll save me some work.
>If you add this to /usr/bin instead of leaving it in ports, don't
>forget to do the same for doscmd and some other things that are
>only in ports.
Don't look at me about doscmd! I didn't move it!
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