Re: one more try...

From: Måns Rullgård (
Date: 05/12/04

Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 08:33:19 +0200

Kasper Dupont <> writes:

>> You should avoid using SIGKILL (9), since
>> it doesn't give the process a chance to perform any cleanup, such as
>> deleting temporary/lock files.
> In generally yes, you should give it SIGTERM and a few
> seconds to cleanup before you give it the final SIGKILL.
> But in the case of xterm I don't think it actually have
> anything to cleanup.

How are utmp/wtmp entries handled in this case?

Måns Rullgård