killing a script

Paul Rubin at nospam.invalid
Mon Aug 29 04:53:02 CEST 2011

"Russ P." <russ.paielli at> writes:
> Thanks for the suggestion. Yeah, I guess I could do that, but it seems
> that there should be a simpler way to just kill the "whole enchilada."
> Hitting Control-C over and over is a bit like whacking moles.

Hit Ctrl-Z, which stops execution of the subprogram but doesn't kill it.
Then kill both the subprogram and the control program from a terminal

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