[Twisted-Python] Killing a process

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Thu Aug 17 12:02:43 EDT 2006

On Aug 17, 2006, at 10:09 AM, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
> Process termination with Twisted on Windows is unreliable, though, so
> whether or not it will work in your specific case is uncertain.

I don't think that is true. TerminateProcess works fine to kill a  
single process. What isn't supported is killing a processes group, or  
asking a process politely to quit.

On Aug 17, 2006, at 11:40 AM, Manlio Perillo wrote:
> Try with http://svn.berlios.de/svnroot/repos/pykill32/trunk/.
> It uses an hack (create a thread on the remote process) but it  
> seems to
> work fine, at least with Python process and Twisted.

That shouldn't be necessary if you just want to kill dead the process.


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