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Kill processes orphaned by Jenkins
#! /bin/bash
# Kill processes orphaned by Jenkins
# Work around Java's use of SIGTERM rather than SIGKILL and
# Jenkins's lack of any workaroud in the box.
# Suggested usage:
#
# $ crontab -l
# */5 0 0 0 0 /path/to/kill-processes-orphaned-by-jenkins.sh 2>&1 | logger
# Tested on Mac OS X (BSD). Probably needs `ps` arguments
# ported for Linux (GNU).
for url in $(ps -wwEf | grep BUILD_URL | grep -v ' grep' | tr ' ' '\n' | grep BUILD_URL | sort | uniq | awk -F'=' '{ print $2 }')
do
# Get your API token from
# http://<jenkins-host>/user/<user>/configure > Show API
# Token...
curl -s -u '<user>:<token>' "$url"'/api/json?tree=building' | grep -q true
building=$?
false=1
if [ $building -eq $false ]
then
for pid in $(ps -wwEf | grep "$url" | grep -v ' grep' | awk '{ print $2 }')
do
echo 'Finished job: '"$url"
echo 'Killing process orphaned by Jenkins:'
ps -f -p $pid
echo
kill -9 $pid
done
fi
done
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gerner commented Jan 27, 2014

neat tool. I forked it to work on linux (and add a couple other options)

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