[sysadmin/slay] port deleted - can we think about a cvs
stephen at math.missouri.edu
Wed Jul 4 19:20:36 UTC 2007
On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, Sébastien Santoro wrote:
> slay is a little utility to kill all processes belonging to a
> user, it's useful in a script or when you want kill a lot of processes
> belonging to one user (slay qmaill).
> Furthermore, if the user is logged on the shell, he's warned.
> I've got a surprise 30 minutes ago when I cd sysadmin/slay, the
> port has been deleted with the following commit message:
> 2006-12-31 sysutils/slay: Author doesn't see it as needed anymore
> If author doesn't see it's need anymore, I'm annoyed my scripts
> are broken by this decision. Slay does a small tasks, is stable.
> Is it possible to think about a CVS regression to restore this port ?
"killall -u" does what you want except warn the users, and that you could
do using "write". Does that suit your needs?
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