Subject: Re: job-control shell trouble
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/26/2004 17:02:15
In article <200412260110.UAA24912@Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>,
der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> wrote:
>It is admittedly _unlikely_ that all the old processes will die and
>some other process in the same session will recreate the process group,
>without my having noticed that all the old processes have died and thus
>realizing that the process group is gone. But "unlikely" really isn't
In this particular case, it is good enough. From the manual page for
If the invoker is not the super-user, then the affected process must have
the same effective user-id as the invoker or be a descendant of the
If you are root, then you can do it anyway; there is no security issue.
If you are not root, then you must be doing it to yourself.