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Ajeet Kumar
September 29, 2010 02:34
RE: Killing a thread
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Hello Wong,

Following is my approach in this case...

--Execute the "ps -A" command
-- Observe the third column , which is total time taken by process
-- check the process ID from the first column
-- send a kill -9 signal to required process ID

If any confusion is left, then do mail back...

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny Wong (dannwong) []
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:12 AM
Subject: Killing a thread

Hi Perl Thread GURUS,
        Here is my situation. I started, say 10 threads, executing some
command, 1 or 2 of them is hanging for over 2 hours. I want to put in
some logic that if the thread run time passes an hour threshold kill
that thread or return and fail the thread. Any ideas on how I can
accomplish this task? Thanks.

Sincerely yours,
Danny H. Wong

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