Opened 10 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#4687 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Include pkill

Reported by: leszek Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: System Version: R1/alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: #1944 Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


I programmed a app that allows killing processes by their name instead of only their PID. Its written in python, maybe someone takes a look at it and may improve it.

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Changed 10 years ago by leszek

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comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by kaliber

It looks like a killall command. Is there a difference?

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by leszek

Killall will kill every instance of a application. This will only kill one.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by anevilyak

Why make a new command for this? Why not enhance the existing kill to also be able to take a process name like BeOS's did?

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by leszek

Didn't know that the kill command in BeOS could also kill something by entering its name. I think it should be seperated apps, as it is common in the unix world, and should no one confuse.

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by diver

Blocked By: 1944 added
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed
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