cvs commit: src/bin/pkill pkill.1 pkill.c
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Sep 29 15:38:34 UTC 2008
On Sunday 28 September 2008 12:44:15 pm Ed Schouten wrote:
> ed 2008-09-28 16:44:15 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> bin/pkill pkill.1 pkill.c
> SVN rev 183438 on 2008-09-28 16:44:15Z by ed
> Don't automatically prepend the "tty" prefix to `pkill -t' arguments.
> Because we now enforce UNIX98-style PTY's, we now use a lot of TTY's
> that don't have the traditional /dev/ttyXX naming scheme. pkill(1)'s -t
> flag automatically prepended the word "tty" to each TTY that was passed
> on the command line. This meant that `pkill -t pts/0' was actually
> converted to /dev/ttypts/0. Disable this broken behaviour for now.
> Reported by: erwin
Why not fix it to do what other utilities like ps, etc. do and just try it
both ways? You want to be able to use the 'tty' column from ps output as an
argument this, and serial port logins are still going to show up as 'd0'
(sio0) or 'u0' (uart0).
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