Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)

FreeBSD Manual Pages

  
 
  

home | help
PFIND(9)		 BSD Kernel Developer's	Manual		      PFIND(9)

NAME
     pfind, zpfind -- locate a process by number

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/proc.h>

     struct proc *
     pfind(pid_t pid);

     struct proc *
     zpfind(pid_t pid);

DESCRIPTION
     pfind() takes a pid as its	argument and returns a pointer to the proc
     structure whose PID is specified in the argument only if the pid is on
     the allproc list.

     zpfind() takes a pid as its argument.  If zpfind()	finds a	process	whose
     PID is equal to that of argument and is a zombie process, meaning that it
     must reside on the	zombproc list, zpfind()	returns	a pointer to that proc
     structure.

     Both pfind() and zpfind() lock the	proc structure that is returned	using
     PROC_LOCK(p).

RETURN VALUES
     pfind() and zpfind() return a pointer to a	proc structure on success and
     a NULL on failure.

SEE ALSO
     pgfind(9)

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Evan Sarmiento <kaworu@sektor7.ath.cx>.

BSD				 July 11, 2001				   BSD

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | SEE ALSO | AUTHORS

Want to link to this manual page? Use this URL:
<https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=pfind&sektion=9&manpath=FreeBSD+12.1-RELEASE+and+Ports>

home | help