killing soffice.bin from oosplash (was: Re: [REVIEW][3-5] misc stuff)

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Thu Apr 19 06:20:56 PDT 2012

On Thursday 19 of April 2012, Michael Stahl wrote:
> the soffice.bin really should be dead by the time the JUnit test process
> exits, because otherwise the next time you try to run the test it won't
> run (and even worse will hang forever currently...), because the old
> soffice.bin is still listening on the pipe, so the new soffice.bin
> cannot listen.
> is there some POSIX interface that will kill all children of a process?

 No. It is possible to kill all processes in a group, but I'm unsure on the 
exact details of what becoming a process group leaders changes.

 Lubos Lunak
 l.lunak at

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