Re: killall and afterstep

Aris Yannopoulos (
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 13:32:19 -0500 (EST)

> 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.

We have a script named thwap which lets you specify what is to be killed
using a basic regexp.  It's perl and as such is ps dependant.  If yer
interested let me know...  (unfortunately it is perl4 but it shouldn't
have much problem or modification to work nicely with perl5..)


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