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

Rémi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Wed Nov 10 17:00:54 UTC 2010

Le 10/11/2010 13:55, Alan Bateman a écrit :
> 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.

For the record, I have seen several applications that aren't GUI based 
that spawn an event queue
only to be gracefully killed and appearing as a task in the windows task 

> 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.


> -Alan


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