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Re: Re: (Zigster) Timing out shell commands (paranoia)

by bluto (Curate)
on May 02, 2001 at 22:06 UTC ( #77444=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Your "gentle tap" suggestion is a good idea (esp if timeouts are short). I get sloppy with kill 9, since I tend to give long timeouts usually just as sanity checks. If they ever trigger, the child is usually at the point where anything other than 9 won't do much. Thanks.
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