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bug#8938: make timeout and CTRL-C

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#8938: make timeout and CTRL-C
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:45:31 -0700
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On 06/28/11 11:41, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> The main problem with that is would only
> send the signal to the first process, and
> any processes it started would keep running.

Yes, that's the main issue with it.  Still,
it's handy for programs where you either know
it doesn't use subprocesses, or you *want* to
kill just the main program and not its subprocesses.

I don't think it should be the default option,
but it'd be nice to have it as an option.

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