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re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/pkill

On Nov 22,  4:39am, (matthew green) wrote:
-- Subject: re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/pkill

| this seems like a fairly big semantic change to me.
| could you change it to take a new option to look in argv[0] instead
| of p_comm?  p_comm is not changeable by the user.

You could already do this with -f. The point was to make the default case
behave intuitively. Adding an option is against that. I could add backwards
compatibility by checking both, but I think that in the long term this will
be dangerous and confusing (since you might end up killing more than you
thought you would...)


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