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NAME

Proc::Killfam - kill a list of pids, and all their sub-children

SYNOPSIS

 use Proc::Killfam;
 killfam $signal, @pids;

DESCRIPTION

killfam accepts the same arguments as the Perl builtin kill command, but, additionally, recursively searches the process table for children and kills them as well.

EXAMPLE

killfam 'TERM', ($pid1, $pid2, @more_pids);

KEYWORDS

kill, signal