sean finney on 23 Sep 2009 22:30:33 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] correct way to do this in bash

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 06:06:50PM -0400, JP Vossen wrote:
> The easy way is to use pkill (as Sean noted), or pgrep (same thing), or 
> killall (as I noted in my sample script).

anyone who has ever adminned a sun box will vote against using killall :)

behavior of killall on linux: kill all processes matching a specific name.
behavior of killall on solaris: kill all processes (and ignore argv[1])



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