Subject: Re: bin/6553: kill =?iso-8859-1?Q?doesn=B4t?= know -s option
To: None <>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/09/1998 17:22:48 <> typed:
:	The man page states you should use kill -s <signal_name> <pid>, but it
:	seems to me that it rather uses kill -<signal_name> <pid>. 
:	Try for example kill -s HUP 1
:	Add the -s option or change all the references to the wrong syntax. There may be
:	more than the kill- and init-manpages.

% sleep 100 &
% jobs
[1] 7233                  sleep 100
% /bin/kill -s HUP 7233
[1] 7233 Hangup           sleep 100

Looks fine to me.  Many shells have a builtin version of kill.  When
you ran kill did you run ``kill'' or ``/bin/kill'' (or some other syntax
which will definitely use the program for which the manual page refers)
I suspect the former.
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