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Re: pkill

From: Alfred M\. Szmidt
Subject: Re: pkill
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 01:07:26 +0200

   Write your own shell function that does just that.

Nice, but I'd rather have it default in bash.  Might just patch that
horrid beast...

   True.  But in this case, it doesn't make it wrong, either.  Another
   argument for making kill a builtin is if you hit your ulimit on max
   processes, builtin kill will work, but trying an external kill will

One can always call the builtin explicitly.  I.e. kill and `builtin
kill' could behave differently.

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