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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2011-10-24 00:34:39 +0300
committerSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2011-10-24 00:36:25 +0300
commite839f7c7d4d8fe3cba672b47b7636de7d9df2ee6 (patch)
parent2642cac5ca8084b4f1f9033afb90b6a7ee6b95fd (diff)
Document siggroup flag.
2 files changed, 16 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9bc6609..7f70b38 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2011-10-23
+GNU Pies NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2011-10-24
Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011 Sergey Poznyakoff
See the end of file for copying conditions.
@@ -8,6 +8,12 @@ Please send Pies bug reports to <bug-pies@gnu.org> or
Version 1.2.90 (Git)
+* New flag siggroup.
+This flag instructs pies to send termination signal to the process
+group of the process being stopped.
Version 1.2, 2009-12-11
* First release as a GNU package.
diff --git a/doc/pies.texi b/doc/pies.texi
index a77e4cf..e97eb4d 100644
--- a/doc/pies.texi
+++ b/doc/pies.texi
@@ -682,6 +682,14 @@ environment. @xref{sockenv}.
When used with @samp{sockenv}, the @env{LOCALHOST} and
@env{REMOTEHOST} environment variables will contain resolved host
names, instead of IP addresses.
+@item siggroup
+This flag affects the befavior of @command{pies} when a stopped
+process fails to terminate within a predefined timeout
+(@pxref{shutdown-timeout}. Normally @command{pies} would send the
+@samp{SIGKILL} signal to such a process. If this flag is set,
+@command{pies} would send @samp{SIGKILL} to the process group of this
+process instead.
@end table
@end deffn
@@ -2020,6 +2028,7 @@ Configure global exit actions. @xref{Exit Actions}, for a detailed
description of this statement.
@end deffn
@deffn {Config} shutdown-timeout @var{number};
Wait @var{number} of seconds for all components to shut down.
Default is 5 seconds.

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