mysql_zap kills processes that match a pattern. It uses the ps command and Unix signals, so it runs on Unix and Unix-like systems.
Invoke mysql_zap like this:
A process matches if its output line from the ps command contains
the pattern. By default, mysql_zap asks for confirmation for each process. Respond
y to kill the process, or
q to exit mysql_zap. For any other response, mysql_zap does not attempt to kill the process.
mysql_zap supports the following additional options: