[UFO Chicago] Shell scripting, timeouts

Ian Bicking ianb@colorstudy.com
Thu, 13 Feb 2003 13:42:52 -0600

On Thursday, February 13, 2003, at 01:35 PM, Jordan Bettis wrote:
>> But that's kind of lame.  The program won't return as fast as it
>> usually can, if IO is done through stdin/stdout it would get all 
>> messed
>>  up, etc.  Is there an easier/better way?
> Why not kill it if it uses up too much cpu time?

Sure, that'd be fine too, but I'm not sure how to do that either.