OT: How to set a timeout for a process

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 08:37:35 UTC 2011

I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are
unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to
say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the
script (no harm done if it fails)

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list