kill trees of processes
Kill all processes in the process tree, including the root process.
Kill all the descendent processes of the process with pid
1, including the process with pid
var kill = require'tree-kill';kill1;
Send a signal other than SIGTERM.:
var kill = require'tree-kill';kill1 'SIGKILL';
Run a callback when done killing the processes. Passes an error argument if there was an error.
var kill = require'tree-kill';kill1 'SIGKILL'// Do things;
You can also install tree-kill globally and use it as a command:
tree-kill 1 # sends SIGTERM to process 1 and its descendentstree-kill 1 SIGTERM # sametree-kill 1 SIGKILL # sends KILL instead of TERMINATE
signal to all children processes of the process with pid
pid. Signal defaults to
For Linux, this uses
ps -o pid --no-headers --ppid PID to find the parent pids of
For Darwin/OSX, this uses
pgrep -P PID to find the parent pids of
For Windows, this uses
'taskkill /pid PID /T /F' to kill the process tree. Note that on Windows, sending the different kinds of POSIX signals is not possible.
With npm do:
npm install tree-kill