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GETPID(2V)                                                          GETPID(2V)



NAME
       getpid, getppid - get process identification

SYNOPSIS
       int getpid()

       int getppid()

SYSTEM V SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;sys/types.h>&gt;

       pid_t getpid()

       pid_t getppid()

DESCRIPTION
       getpid()  returns the process ID of the current process.  Most often it
       is used to generate uniquely-named temporary files.

       getppid() returns the process ID of the parent of the current process.

SEE ALSO
       gethostid(2)



                                21 January 1990                     GETPID(2V)