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Re: removal of kill?

From: Leslie S Satenstein
Subject: Re: removal of kill?
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:29:28 +0000 (UTC)

man kill shows -l as providing signal names and -L as providing both names and numbers either as privileged or regular user (0, or 1000).

I  kill -L output returns as expected results if it is root or sudo user.  Otherwise it returns

bash: kill: L: invalid signal specification

Mr. Leslie Satenstein
Montréal Québec, Canada

From: Pádraig Brady <address@hidden>
To: Coreutils <address@hidden>
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2015 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: removal of kill?

On 10/11/15 07:27, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
> On 11/10/2015 12:54 AM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> For these reasons I might just keep the test cleanups
>> from my previous patch but continue to build kill by default?
> +1

Two more patches related to this attached.

kill: add undocumented -L for compatibility
tests: add tests for the kill command


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