Re: ptrace.2: PTRACE_KILL needs a stopped process too

From: Pedro Alves
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 15:36:10 EST

On 05/09/2012 04:09 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> probably not that big of a deal, but the reason i like using
> ptrace(PTRACE_KILL) over a raw kill() is that you are less likely to kill the
> wrong process by accident. maybe not that big of a deal in practice though.

And you can do tgkill instead. It was specifically invented to handle the
reuse case.

Pedro Alves
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