killpgrp (8) - Linux Man Pages
killpgrp: kill all processes in the same process group
NAMEkillpgrp - kill all processes in the same process group
DESCRIPTIONKills all processes in its process group when a process group leader is killed.
This program needs to be called by the client uid defined in amanda, and is used to kill VDUMP, VXDUMP, and XFSDUMP in a safe manner. It is called by sendsize, the amanda client software.
OPTIONSkillpgrp takes no arguments.
SECURITYkillpgrp needs to be setuid root unless amanda is compiled with DONT_SUID_ROOT.
AUTHORManpage written by Rodrigo Rubira Branco <rrbranco [at] br.ibm.com>