Terminal taking up 1/3 screen

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Sun Jul 24 09:59:38 UTC 2016

On Sun, 2016-07-24 at 11:17 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:05:53 +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
> >   kill -TERM pid
> >   killall -TERM bash
> JFTR by default signal 15, aka SIGTERM is send.

Yes, Ralf.

But by providing the parameter I also educate people by-the-way about
the fact that signals are being sent and also about the possibility of
other values.

By making explicit "first TERM, then KILL" I educate people about the
difference (if they care to look deeper) andthe roght way to use kill. 

And finally, maybe not all "kill" programs on all Unixes across all
time default to SIGTERM. Someone using some other Unix and trawling the
archives for a solution will find a complete answer that works for them

There is method in my madness.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)

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