Suggestion: rename "killall" to "fkill",
but wait five years to phase the new name in
jasonspiro4 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 22:10:22 UTC 2009
jhell <jhell <at> DataIX.net> writes:
> This is what shell aliases are for and what a system admins job consist
> of. If it gives you that much of a problem just alias it out for your self
> in your .cshrc .shrc .bashrc .bash_profile etc. If you want to change
> something on a more per user basis figure out how to setup a skeleton
> directory so when a new user is created they get all the files from that
> skel copied into there home. If it is more of a system-wide change then
> the shell files in /etc will probably be of more use.
> PS: Applying your changes to a mailing list are not const.
Using aliases would help me, but wouldn't help people elsewhere in the world who
don't know what SysV killall does. Renaming FreeBSD killall would help prevent
them from getting burned, perhaps on a busy production server, even once.
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