[sysadmin/slay] port deleted - can we think about a cvs regression?

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at math.missouri.edu
Wed Jul 4 19:20:36 UTC 2007

On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, Sébastien Santoro wrote:

> Hi,
>   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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