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Bug #3160 ยป patch-pkill.txt

sevan, 12/03/2018 11:19 AM

 
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--- /usr/src/usr.bin/pkill/pkill.1	2014-04-11 15:09:00.000000000 -0700
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+++ pkill.1	2018-12-03 11:14:42.574300000 -0800
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@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@
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 .\" ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
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 .\" POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
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 .\"
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-.Dd August 9, 2013
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+.Dd December 3, 2018
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 .Dt PKILL 1
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 .Os
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 .Sh NAME
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@@ -240,6 +240,11 @@
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 .Nm pkill
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 process will never consider itself nor system processes (kernel threads) as
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 a potential match.
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+.Sh IMPLEMENTATION NOTES
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+The Sun Solaris implemenation utilised procfs to obtain process information.
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+This implementation utilises
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+.Xr kvm 3
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+instead.
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 .Sh EXIT STATUS
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 The
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 .Nm pgrep
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