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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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