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GETPID(2)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		     GETPID(2)

NAME
       getpid, getppid - get process identification

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

       pid_t getpid(void);
       pid_t getppid(void);

DESCRIPTION
       getpid  returns	the process ID of the current process.	(This is often
       used by routines	that generate unique temporary file names.)

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

CONFORMING TO
       POSIX, BSD 4.3, SVID

SEE ALSO
       exec(3),	fork(2),  kill(2),  mkstemp(3),	 tmpnam(3),  tempnam(3),  tmp-
       file(3)

Linux 0.99.11			  1993-07-23			     GETPID(2)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO

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