[SATLUG] find and kill parent process in a script

c P sargonemail at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 22:55:04 CST 2010


>Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
...
>But seriously, if you aren't deliberately creating tasks that survive
>the termination of the SSH session, why do you think you have this
>problem?

Problem is, ssh spawns pseudo-tty's, then exits by default (leaving
pseudo-tty's to their own devices :P )

>>Don Davis wrote:
>>I have a very simple script that connects to another server via ssh -X
>>and executes a program.
>>I would like to insure that all child processes begun by this are killed
>>when the program exits.
>>
>>Suggestions?
>
use the -n and  -t  options.
Depending on what you're doing -e 'shell_script_command' might make life
simpler too.


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