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Date 2015-04-14.15:24:21
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os.kill() on Windows cannot act like it does on non-windows platforms because of differences in the underlying platforms.  I think only kill() with a signal number of 9 (terminate process unconditionally) and a signal number of 0 (test to see if process exists) could be implemented.  It isn't possibly to send the INT signal or a HUP signal to another process -- or at least it isn't possible without the use of questionable api's and code.

Windows specific functions would be added for terminateprocess() and generateconsolectrlevent().  os.kill() on non-windows platforms would be left alone.
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