[arch-projects] Arch Linux initscripts (killall)

C Anthony Risinger anthony at xtfx.me
Sat Oct 29 21:24:58 EDT 2011

On Oct 29, 2011 4:58 PM, "Tom Gundersen" <tomegun at archlinux.org> wrote:
>    In principle, I'm worried that, with the right ammonut of bad luck,
>    we could fork off some process at exactly the wrong time which escapes
>    the killall logic.
>    This, by the way, highlights the frailty of the killall stuff.

Why not make use of the `name` cgroup in same way systemd does?  Then you
can simply:

kill $(</path/to/cgroup/tasks)

... in a loop for a couple iterations as needed.

C Anthony
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