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PSLIST(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		     PSLIST(1)

NAME
     pslist -- control processes and their descendants

SYNOPSIS
     pslist [pid/name...]
     pslist -h | --help
     pslist -v | --version

     rkill [-SIG] pid/name...

     rrenice [+/-]pri pid/name...

DESCRIPTION
     The pslist	utility	examines the list of current processes to find a spec-
     ified process and all its descendants.  A process may be specified	either
     by	name or	by process ID.	If no arguments	are given, pslist displays a
     list of the whole process tree.  For each process specified on the	com-
     mand line,	pslist outputs a line containing the process ID, the command
     name, and the PIDs	of all the descendants (and their descendants, etc.).

     When invoked as rkill, this utility does not display information about
     the processes, but	sends them all a signal	instead.  If not specified on
     the command line, a terminate (SIGTERM) signal is sent.

     When invoked as rrenice, this utility does	not display information	about
     the processes, but	attempts to set	their nice value instead.

RETURN VALUES
     The pslist	utility	exits 0	on success, and	>0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     pgrep(1), pkill(1)

HISTORY
     The pslist	utility	was written by Peter Pentchev in 2000.

AUTHORS
     Peter Penchev <roam@ringlet.net>

FreeBSD	8.1			 June 1, 2009			   FreeBSD 8.1

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