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    SubjectRe: [RFC] un petite hack: /proc/*/ctl
    On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 04:33:54AM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
    > On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 12:23:19AM +0000, Chris Boot wrote:
    > > On 29 Nov 2005, at 0:28, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
    > > >echo kill >/proc/$PID/ctl
    > > > send SIGKILL to process
    > > >
    > > >echo term >/proc/$PID/ctl
    > > > send SIGTERM to process
    > >
    > > Pardon me for my ignorance, but what's wrong with the following?
    > >
    > > kill -KILL $PID
    > > and
    > > kill -TERM $PID
    >
    > kill(1) existence.

    This is non sense, kill is included in the shell ! And if you need to
    agressively reduce a binary size, a simple call to kill() will be
    shorter than sprintf(), open(), write(), close().

    > Not that I'm seriously proposing patch for inclusion.

    so please don't pollute the list with useless patches that take time
    to review.

    Regards,
    Willy

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