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vrml_kill.m

## Copyright (C) 2002 Etienne Grossmann.  All rights reserved.
##
## This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
## under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
## Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any
## later version.
##
## This is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
## ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
## FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
## for more details.
##

##  p = vrml_kill ()            - Kill the current vrml browser
## 
## If a vrml browser has previously been launched with vrml_browse(), it
## will be sent a KILL signal.
##
## See also : vrml_browse.
##
## Author  : Etienne Grossmann <etienne@isr.ist.utl.pt>
function p = vrml_kill ()

global vrml_b_pid = 0;

if vrml_b_pid, 
  printf ("vrml_browse : Sending kill signal to browser\n");
  system (sprintf ("kill -KILL %d &> /dev/null",vrml_b_pid));
else
  printf ("vrml_browse : No live browser to kill\n");
end
vrml_b_pid = 0;
return
endfunction


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