Differences in Process#destroy() between Windows and Unix implementations

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 10 12:55:44 UTC 2010

Rémi Forax wrote:
> The soft way to kill a process on windows to send a WM_CLOSE/WM_QUIT.
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2055753/how-to-gracefully-terminate-a-process
> Rémi
Yes, that could work for graphical/foreground applications but there is 
also the issue of services or applications that don't have a UI.

In general, this request to destroy a process is just one of many things 
that need to be done to improve the support (and notion) of process in 
the API.

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