Background job killer
killer is a perl script that gets rid of background jobs. Background
jobs are defined as processes that belong to users who are not currently
logged into the machine. Jobs can be run in the background (and are
exempt from *killer*'s actions) if their scheduling priority has been
reduced by increasing their nice(1) value or if they are being run
When the package is installed, a cron job is installed to run killer
once an hour.
killer - Background job killer
killer [-h] [-V] [-n] [-d]
killer is a perl script that gets rid of background jobs.
Background jobs are defined as processes that belong to users
who are not currently logged into the machine. Jobs can be
run in the backgroun
Fri Mar 26 14:16:50 CST 1999 Mike Gerdts <email@example.com
* Initial public release.
* Fixed bug that caused users to lose decendents of su(1).
* Fixed bug that caused users that logged in while it was between
stages of execution from being wrongly logged out.
* Added documentation
August 1998 Mike Gerdts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
killer (0.90-7~lenny1) stable; urgency=low
* Upload to stable.
-- Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:27:36 +0100
killer (0.90-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix linux-ps-longusernames.dpatch to also handle long usernames in
ruser, to avoid killing processes of user with usernames > 8
characters (Closes: #551753).
-- Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Mon,
This package was debianized by the author Petter Reinholdtsen
<email@example.com> on Tue Jan 29 22:00:
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