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# Copyright 2016 The Chromium OS Authors. All rights reserved.
# Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style license that can be
# found in the LICENSE file.
import time
from autotest_lib.client.common_lib import error
from autotest_lib.client.common_lib import utils
def pkill_process(process_name, is_full_name=True,
timeout_seconds=60, host=None,
"""Run pkill against a process until it dies.
@param process_name: the name of a process.
@param is_full_name: True iff the value of |process_name| is the complete
name of the process as understood by pkill.
@param timeout_seconds: number of seconds to wait for proceess to die.
@param host: host object to kill the process on. Defaults to killing
processes on our localhost.
@param ignore_status: True iff we should ignore whether we actually
managed to kill the given process.
run = if host is not None else
full_flag = '-f' if is_full_name else ''
kill_cmd = 'pkill %s "%s"' % (full_flag, process_name)
result = run(kill_cmd, ignore_status=True)
start_time = time.time()
while (0 == result.exit_status and
time.time() - start_time < timeout_seconds):
result = run(kill_cmd, ignore_status=True)
if result.exit_status == 0 and not ignore_status:
r = run('cat /proc/`pgrep %s`/status' % process_name,
raise error.TestError('Failed to kill proccess "%s":\n%s' %
(process_name, r.stdout))