No but if ythe program isn't written to handle the SIGHUP signal, then
the default handler will terminate the process. but i agree normally
it's used to get the program to reload it's config or whatever.

regards
charles

On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 22:47, Rick Rezinas wrote:
> > Well SIGHUP isn't a commmand par se... it's a unix termination signal
> > that u can send to the program to tell it to terminate.
> > 
> 
> HUP is actually a hangup, generally used to reload a process rather tan
> terminate (TERM) it.
> 
> rick
>