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Date:      Thu, 27 Jan 2011 03:37:34 -0500
From:      Aryeh Friedman <>
To:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   OT: How to set a timeout for a process
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I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are
unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to
say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the
script (no harm done if it fails)

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