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    slow-kill

    Tries to kill a process nicely and after a timeout invokes kill(9).

    const { spawn } = require('child_process')
    const TIMEOUT = 500
     
    const proc = spawn(process.execPath, [ require.resolve('some-script') ])
    await slowKill(proc, TIMEOUT)

    Installation

    npm install slow-kill
    

    API

    slowKill

    Tries to kill a process nicely (via SIGTERM) and forcefully kills it if it didn't exit after a given timeout.

    Parameters

    • proc Object the node process to kill
    • wait Number? time to wait before invoking kill(9) if process doesn't exit (optional, default 500)

    Returns Promise a promise that resolves once the process exited

    License

    MIT

    Keywords

    none

    Install

    npm i slow-kill

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    118

    Version

    0.1.0

    License

    MIT

    Unpacked Size

    4.03 kB

    Total Files

    4

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    Collaborators

    • thlorenz