Re: killall and afterstep

David Mihm (
Mon, 11 Jan 1999 00:36:53 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 10 Jan 1999, Kevin Maguire wrote:

! However the root Animations caused a problem.  First I couldn't find
! xlock on the Digital system, I installed xlockmore.  Then I find that
! killall, in /sbin on Digital Unix, has a completely different syntax
! than on Linux.  I tried compiling killall from sources, but the /proc
! filesystems on Linux/Digital Unix are probably quite different and it
! just doesn't work.
! So now I have to manually kill the first xlock process before I try
! another animation for the 1-2-3 menus.  Is there a "portable" killall,
! I'm sure some sort of perl/awk/shell script involving ps could be
! hacked togther reasonably easily.

	My suggestion would be to edit the entry in the startmenu. The
global entry is the
/usr/local/share/afterstep/start/Desktop/Animations/0_stop file, but this
of course should be in ~/G/L/A/start/Desktop/Animations/. :)  Simply
adjust the exec line to however best Digital UNIX likes it.

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