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    SubjectRe: ptrace.2: PTRACE_KILL needs a stopped process too
    On 05/09/2012 04:09 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:

    > probably not that big of a deal, but the reason i like using
    > ptrace(PTRACE_KILL) over a raw kill() is that you are less likely to kill the
    > wrong process by accident. maybe not that big of a deal in practice though.


    And you can do tgkill instead. It was specifically invented to handle the
    reuse case.

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    Pedro Alves


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