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Re: Killing processes on system shutdow

From: Moritz Schulte
Subject: Re: Killing processes on system shutdow
Date: 23 Aug 2001 23:48:56 +0200
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Roland McGrath <roland@gnu.org> writes:

> > a question regarding init/init.c::reboot_system(): Why do we only kill
> > processes, if we _are_ in a subhurd (i.e.: fakeboot is true)?
> You mean, why not do it for a normal reboot as well?
> Do you wash your hands right before you get into the shower?


Hmm, i just thought that 'trying to kill the processes "nicely"'
(read: 'warn' them) first would be good. If they then wouldn't
terminate themselves, ok, then the system doesn't care about them

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