Commit 07642b8e authored by Craig Small's avatar Craig Small

kill: report error if cannot kill process

Shell kill would report a problem if you tried to kill a process
while procps kill was silent. This meant it looked like kill worked
when it actually failed.

parent ee1fd80f
......@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@ procps-ng-NEXT
* ps: Fallback to attr/current for context Debian #786956
* tests: Conditionally add prctl Debian #816237
* pidof: check cmd if space in argv0. GitLab #4
* kill: report error if cannot kill process #733172
......@@ -500,6 +500,7 @@ static void __attribute__ ((__noreturn__))
pid = strtol_or_err(argv[i], _("failed to parse argument"));
if (!kill((pid_t) pid, signo))
error(0, errno, "(%d)", pid);
exitvalue = EXIT_FAILURE;
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