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Re: killall is optional

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 02:16:24AM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> I would like to remind you killall is in the psmisc package which is
> Optional.
> There is two alternatives with Required packages:
> kill `pidof` (kill is in procps, pidof in sysvinit)
> skill or pkill (both in procps)
> procps is Required, sysvinit is Required and Essential: Yes.

... which of course means that you still need a dependency when using
kill. I suspect this is widely forgotten.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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