How does the GUI interface for force quitting applications (⌘+⌥+esc) work?
Does it work like
killall Finder which would send a
TERM signal by default?
I just probed this with
I also tried this with a stopped process (sent
If you want to try yourself, run the following in Terminal:
You'll then see the name of the process sending the signal, the signal number and the PID the signal is sent to.