DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-09
Re: bmake not killing childrens
Victor Balada Diaz wrote:
some of you may have noticed that sometimes when you type Ctrl + C
to stop bmake it doesn't stop. I find that behaviour annoying so
i created this patch to solve it.
I find 'hard to stop' annoying enough in general to always have a second session
open, uusally with 'top' in it...
A 'kill -9 <bmake's PID>' or a 'killall <bmake's executable name>'
- can cause just as much joy - or damage - without need of a patch to anything.
And fits *almost all known* executables as well...
(some modes of DJB's 'daemontools' are hard to find, but those aren't used by
This patch disables make compatibility mode, so some things WILL
break. bmake unit tests is an example of this. So to install the new
bmake you'll need to cp /usr/pkgsrc/devel/bmake/work/DragonFly/bmake
I've tried it compiling mule-ucs package and seems that bmake with
the patch did his job fine, but it may break things, so use with
Also it would be great if someone who knows bmake internals could
find a better and definitive solution.