raise

Send a signal to the current process (see raise(3))

raise

Send a signal to the current process (see raise(3))

npm install raise
var raise = require('raise');
 
// unceremoniously end this process 
raise('SIGKILL');

This can be useful for debugging purposes. A lot of times I've used DTrace to pause a process when it hits a certain code path so I can inspect its memory. With this module, you can simply add a raise statement where you would like to send a signal to the process.

var raise = require('raise');
 
var a = [];
for (var i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
  a.push(a); // obvious bug 
 
  // say you thought this function was a problem, but you couldn't identify why, 
  // pause the process on the 10th iteration to coredump and inspect the memory 
  if (=== 10) raise('SIGSTOP');
}

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