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From: steve.kilbane@ind.alstom.com
To: Elliott Hughes <Elliott.Hughes@genedata.com>
Cc: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re: backgrounded jobs
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 18:00:01 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <C125678C.00788D17.00@mz02world.hq.dtr.gecalsthom.fr> (raw)

On 10/06/99 10:48:06 Elliott Hughes  wrote:

> something i had in my own hacked-about copy of
> Byron's rc is a line that output not just the pid of
> a backgrounded job, rather the string "kill %i\n", on
> the basis that this was the number one use of the
> pid. it's particularly handy in 9term, but probably
> just as useful in xterm.
> how would people feel about making this part of
> the distribution?

Mutter, grumble. Doesn't sound right to me - not in rc. It sounds more es-ish to
me. :-)

Mind you, I'm the one who made Wily's no-arg Kill print a list of the likely
Kill commands, so who am I to complain?

And I don't even use rc, so my opinion doesn't even count.


             reply	other threads:[~1999-06-14  0:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1999-06-10 22:00 steve.kilbane [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
1999-06-14 13:23 Elliott Hughes
1999-06-10  9:48 Elliott Hughes
1999-06-11 13:17 ` Gerry.Tomlinson
1999-06-14 11:53 ` Tim Goodwin

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