killing child processes

reinhard nadrchal reinhard at proceryon.at
Wed Apr 9 11:58:05 CEST 2003


Sorry, but fork() is not available under win32 (which i'm working on).

reinhard

Padraig at Linux.ie wrote:
> reinhard wrote:
> 
>> I've created a process (some batchfile) which in turn creates some
>> long running child processes using the win32api CreateProcess call
>> (declaring them as a group).
>>
>> Is there a way to terminate (kill) all the child processes in the
>> group?
> 
> 
> yep. just fork() and setpgrp()
> Then all processes will have the
> same groupid which you can kill(-groupid)
> You can look at the code in FSlint:
> http://www.pixelbeat.org/fslint/FSlint-2.01.tar.gz
> 
> Padraig.
> 





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