kill in typescript

To kill a process in TypeScript, you will use the ChildProcess module which is part of the built-in node.js library. The ChildProcess module provides functionality to spawn child processes in your application.

To kill a child process using TypeScript, you need to first spawn the child process and store the reference to it. Then you can use the kill method on the child process object to terminate it.

Here is an example TypeScript code that spawns a child process and then kills it after a certain amount of time:

import { spawn, ChildProcess } from 'child_process';

// spawn the child process
const childProcess: ChildProcess = spawn('ls', ['-l']);

// wait for 5 seconds and then kill the child process
setTimeout(() => {
}, 5000);
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In this example, we are spawning a child process that runs the ls -l command. We are then waiting for 5 seconds using setTimeout, and then calling the kill method on the childProcess object to terminate it.

Note that the kill method sends a SIGTERM signal to the child process, which allows it to gracefully exit. If you want to forcefully kill the process, you can pass the SIGKILL signal to the kill method instead.

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