vovkill

This utility is used to kill processes.


vovkill: Usage Message

DESCRIPTION: 
    This utility is used to kill processes,

    It differs from kill because:
    - It kills a process and all of its children;
    - It can send a list of signals to try to kill a process.

USAGE: vovkill [options] <pid> ...
    Kill the given process and all of its children.
    The processes are first sent TERM, then HUP, then INT, then KILL.

OPTIONS: 
    -v                 -- Increase verbosity.
    -n                 -- Just show what you would do but do not do it.
    -rx      <rx>      -- Kill processes that match the given rx.
    -exclude <pid>     -- Exclude pid from list of processes to kill.
    -pid     <pid>     -- Process to kill.
    -signal  <s>       -- Which signal you want to send.
    -gentle            -- Send only HUP.

EXAMPLES: 
    % vovkill 22123
    % vovkill -signal INT 22123
    % vovkill -gentle 22123
    % vovkill -rx grep -signal 9  223