Subject: Re: pkgsrc, bmake, Linux and Ctrl+C
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/14/2004 09:06:40
On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:

> s/pkill/killall/, Linux doesn't have pkill. And killall won't always work

Many Linux distros have pkill. It is part of the procps suite. (I even
have it packaged at pkgsrc-wip.)

(And yes, I hate having to manually kill the bmakes -- I sometimes have
other bmake processes that I want to keep running at same time.)

   Jeremy C. Reed