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Process Killer: kill all instances of a unix process

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processkiller 1.0GNU General Publi...Unix, Console
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This class is meant to kill all instances of a Unix process by specifying its name.

It takes the name of the command to kill from the current script comand line arguments, uses the command ps to list all running processes and kills those with a name that matched the specified argument.

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Process Killer
Author : Ben Yacoub Hatem <hatem at php dot net>

This class is meant to kill all instances of a unix process by entering its name. Inspite of running "ps -aux", 

check the pid of the process and then kill it ... this script can help you to automate this task. 

Sample USAGE :
For example run 2 instances of php
$php &
$php &
$ps -aux 

then cd to Process killer directory
$cd processkiller
$php pkill.php php

run again ps to verify that the 2 instances have been killed.
$ps -aux

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Accessible without login Plain text file pkill.php Example sample usage of the class
Plain text file processkiller.class.php Class The main class
Accessible without login Plain text file readme.txt Doc. Readme file

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