Proc::Killfam(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation Proc::Killfam(3)

Proc::Killfam - kill a list of pids, and all their sub-children

use Proc::Killfam;
killfam $signal, @pids;

killfam accepts the same arguments as the Perl builtin kill command, but, additionally, recursively searches the process table for children and kills them as well.

killfam 'TERM', ($pid1, $pid2, @more_pids);

kill, signal

2023-08-09 perl v5.38.0