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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews

kwalker@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> On 22 Jul, Thomas Bader wrote:
> > Is it dangerous to break fetchnews, while it is working? With 'break' I
> > mean Control-C or 'killall fetchnews'.
> Ctrl-C yes, it's safe.  "killall fetchnews", no it's not.  Ctrl-C sends
> a SIGINT (Signal 1 I believe) to the program, while killall by default
> sends signal 15, which fetchnews isn't written to catch.

Thanks. Now I know, that I never should do a 'killall fetchnews'.

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