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proc_terminate(3) [php man page]


proc_terminate - Kills a process opened by proc_open

bool proc_terminate (resource $process, [int $signal = 15]) DESCRIPTION
Signals a $process (created using proc_open(3)) that it should terminate. proc_terminate(3) returns immediately and does not wait for the process to terminate. proc_terminate(3) allows you terminate the process and continue with other tasks. You may poll the process (to see if it has stopped yet) by using the proc_get_status(3) function. PARAMETERS
o $process - The proc_open(3) resource that will be closed. o $signal - This optional parameter is only useful on POSIX operating systems; you may specify a signal to send to the process using the kill(2) system call. The default is SIGTERM. RETURN VALUES
Returns the termination status of the process that was run. CHANGELOG
+--------+---------------------------------------------------+ |Version | | | | | | | Description | | | | +--------+---------------------------------------------------+ | 5.2.2 | | | | | | | Previous versions used to destroy the given | | | process $resource. | | | | +--------+---------------------------------------------------+ SEE ALSO
proc_open(3), proc_close(3), proc_get_status(3). PHP Documentation Group PROC_TERMINATE(3)

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