Python | os.kill() method
OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system dependent functionality.
os.kill() method in Python is used to send specified signal to the process with specified process id. Constants for the specific signals available on the host platform are defined in the signal module.
Syntax: os.kill(pid, sig)
pid: An integer value representing process id to which signal is to be sent.
sig An integer representing signal number or the signal constant available on the host platform defined in the signal module to be sent.
Return type: This method does not return any value.
Code: Use of os.kill() method
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