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Re: /bin/kill

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: /bin/kill
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2002 05:06:35 +0200
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On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 08:00:52PM -0700, James Morrison wrote:
>    Trying to compile the debian package for db4 and discovered it needed an
> actual program for kill.  The simplest thing I could think of to solve this 
> was
> to use bash's builtin kill.  So, here is the script I made as 
> [hurd]/utils/kill.sh

This was discussed before, and we wrote a kill implementation for
shellutils, which was subsequently rewritten from scratch by Paul Eggert
before it was ever released ;) and now found its way into the test versions
at alpha.gnu.org.  The next release of shellutils will provide a stand alone
kill program.


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Marcus Brinkmann              The Hurd http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/

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