Re: [PATCH] kill(-1,sig)

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Fri Dec 14 2001 - 15:25:05 EST

On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 wrote:
> The new POSIX 1003.1-2001 is explicit about what kill(-1,sig)
> is supposed to do. Maybe we should follow it.

Well, we should definitely not do it in 2.4.x, at least not until proven
that no real applications break.

But I applied it to 2.5.x, let's see who (if anybody) hollers.


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