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setpgrp(2)                       System Calls                       setpgrp(2)



NAME
       setpgrp - set process group ID

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/types.h>
       #include <unistd.h>

       pid_t setpgrp(void);

DESCRIPTION
       If  the  calling process is not already a session leader, the setpgrp()
       function makes it one by setting its process group ID and session ID to
       the value of its process ID, and releases its controlling terminal. See
       intro(2) for more information on process group IDs and session leaders.

RETURN VALUES
       The setpgrp() function returns the value of the new process group ID.

ERRORS
       No errors are defined.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()    allbox;    cw(2.750000i)|     cw(2.750000i)     lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).   ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE Interface StabilityStan-
       dard


SEE ALSO
       setpgrp(1), intro(2), exec(2), fork(2), getpid(2), getsid(2),  kill(2),
       signal(3C), attributes(5), standards(5)



SunOS 5.10                        5 Jan 2000                        setpgrp(2)