OT - shell script to kill a process

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 09:14:01 CDT 2007


Excellent. Thanks, Chris.

On Jul 9, 2007, at 4:06 PM, chris bohnert wrote:

> "killall ProcessName" should do what you want
>
> --
> cb
>
> On 7/9/07, Chris Sheffield <cmsheffield at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> My Unix scripting knowledge leaves a bit to be desired, so I thought
>> I'd ask here for some help.
>>
>> I have a Vise installer for OS X that needs to check for and kill our
>> own process if it's running. The installer will be authenticated when
>> running. I need a shell script that I can execute from within the
>> installer that will determine, by name, if a given process is
>> running, and then kill it dead if so. Can someone help?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Chris
>>
>>
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