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SubjectRe: [RFC] un petite hack: /proc/*/ctl
On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 06:48:19AM +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, I've just noticed that you marked the subject "[RFC]" and not
"[PATCH]". Anyway I still find it useless :-)

Regards,
Willy

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