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June 19, 2012, 07:30

I'm puzzled how your:

kill -9 $(ps -ef | grep [s]earch_string | awk -F " " '{ print $2 }')

works. I mean the "[s]earch_string" bit.

I can see that it results in the grep process being dropped from the result, but just can't see why this is :)

Could you explain? Cheers!

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