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Re: We have a "cygstart" -- why not a "cygstop"?
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:13:01 +0100
- Subject: Re: We have a "cygstart" -- why not a "cygstop"?
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On 13 June 2011 09:49, SJ Wright wrote:
> Or does such an idea go too much against the grain of "let's keep Cygwin as
> much of a Unix as possible?"
> At the very least, it would cut through all the rigamorole of "kill"-ing
> pids that were likely to return errors.
Here you go:
alias cygstop '/bin/kill -f'
(See also 'man kill'. Unfortunately Cygwin's version of 'kill' is
usually hidden by a shell builtin, which is why the /bin/ is needed.)
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