Notifications when process is killed

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran+python at
Tue Aug 2 07:15:17 EDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 1:56 PM, Thomas Rachel
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> Am 02.08.2011 09:30 schrieb AndDM:
>> The function works for SIGHUP and SIGINT, but it doesn't work for
>> SIGTERM. I've tried with simple killall and with -15 option.
>> Have you some ideas?
> SIGTERM cannot be caught - it kills the process the hard way.

You must mean SIGKILL.  There's nothing special about SIGTERM, except
that it's the default for the kill command.


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