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On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 14:55:54 -0500, Bob Gorman <bob at> wrote:
> I wrote one that kills nicely at first (sigterm, sigint), then if the process persists more aggressive with sigkill.

I suggest the BOFH method:
kill `ps -fu $UNAME | awk '{print $2}' | grep -v PID`

Yes, it's a bit scorched earth, but you can't make an omelette without
breaking a few heads.

Gordon Marx
gcmarx at

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