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Re: removal of kill?

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: removal of kill?
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:49:05 +0000
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On 13/12/15 20:29, Leslie S Satenstein wrote:
> 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

Only bash >= 4.4 supports this.
Also I adjusted the comment in kill.c to reference
procps compat, rather than bash compat, as the
former was the first to have the -L option,
while bash, util-linux followed.


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