Re: killall, symlinks, and signal delivery?

From: Steve Kargl <>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2021 15:27:11 -0700
On Wed, Sep 08, 2021 at 02:10:47AM +0100, Jamie Landeg-Jones wrote:
> Steve Kargl <> wrote:
> > Yes, that's likely.  So, it could be a change in behavior
> > for ImageMagick.  Your suggested ps command doesn't provide
> I don't know when the change was made, but the pkg for ImageMagik
> has "display" as a stand-alone binary, whilst the pkg for has it
> as a softlink.
> So yeah, either an upstream change, or a port change.

Yes, indeed, we have a winner.  On my laptop, I have ImageMagick6 and
on my desktop ImagMagick7.  'killall display' works as expected on
mu laptop and fails on my desktop.

Thanks for the insights!

Received on Thu Sep 09 2021 - 22:27:11 UTC

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