Subject: Re: killall(1)
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Andy Doran <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/07/1999 01:22:11
On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Simon Burge wrote:

> Andy Doran wrote:
> > I have a killall(1) command here (to NetBSD 'spec', written in C, doesn't
> > use procfs) that signals processes not only by name but tty too. Given the
> > usefulness and small size of the thing, would it be reasonable to include
> > it in the base system?
> Sounds like the sysutils/skill package, no?

Sort of - the difference is my killall(1) shares code with kill(1) and is
more 'lightweight'; i.e. with a little bit of effort killall(1) could just
be a symlink to kill(1), or whatever.

- ad