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Re^3: Child process dies

by imp (Priest)
on Jan 05, 2007 at 15:37 UTC ( #593132=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Child process dies
in thread Child process dies

SIGKILL does not allow for graceful shutdown as the process is never notified that it should stop - the kernel just removes it. You should only be sending a SIGKILL if the process is hung and will not shut down by any other means.

Read man 7 signal for more information on signaling.

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