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I want to execute these two timeout command on the same command but with a different time and instructions. So

timeout --signal=SIGINT 5s command 
timeout --signal=SIGKILL 10s command

How to append them in one line?

  • timeout --signal=SIGKILL 10s { timeout --signal=SIGINT 5s command ; } or timeout --signal=SIGKILL 10s bash -c 'timeout --signal=SIGINT 5s command' ? – Costas Jan 18 '15 at 15:34
  • I don't understand what "in one line" is supposed to mean as cmd1 ; cmd2 is probably not what you are looking for. If you need this structure often and want to reduce code then you can write a function which calls its parameter like the two example lines. – Hauke Laging Jan 18 '15 at 17:35
  • no, I want if the first signal doesn`t work(in my command that is exactly the case) to kill it with the second signal(it works) – Highlights Factory Jan 18 '15 at 21:26
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timeout --signal=SIGKILL 10s timeout --kill-after=5 --signal=SIGINT 5s command

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