PYTHON posix_kill

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import os
os.kill(pid, sig)

PHP posix_kill

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(PHP 4, PHP 5)

posix_killSend a signal to a process


bool posix_kill ( int $pid , int $sig )

Send the signal sig to the process with the process identifier pid .



The process identifier.


One of the PCNTL signals constants.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

See Also

  • The kill(2) manual page of the POSIX system, which contains additional information about negative process identifiers, the special pid 0, the special pid -1, and the signal number 0.