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Re: How do I kill a grandchild process from shell program?
Matthew Woehlke wrote:
'kill -SIGHUP <process>'?
Thanks. Unfortunately, the problem I had was really about how to find
the pid from within a shell program. In the end, a combination of ps,
grep, tr, and cut seemed to do the trick.
Or if the child is a bash script, you might be able to re-write it to
trap a signal (e.g. SIGUSR1) that instructs the child to kill /its/
child (the assumption being that the child knows its own child's
This is not a bad idea. I may explore this in a future rev...
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