Subject: Re: =?iso-8859-1?Q?bin=2F6553:_kill_doesn=B4t_know_-s_option?=
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/09/1998 16:21:33
>> 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.
>	It might be worth updating csh to accept -s in its kill builtin, 
>	and its certainly worth updating the kill manpage to note that
>	other shell's builtin kills may have a slightly different syntax.

and it might also be worth while (although perhaps a little hackish)
to modify /bin/kill to match the way the shell builtins

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