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  tem­
       porary file names.)

       getppid  returns  the process ID of the parent of the cur­
       rent process.


CONFORMING TO

       POSIX, BSD 4.3, SVID


SEE ALSO

       exec(3), fork(2), kill(2),  mkstemp(3),  tmpnam(3),  temp­
       nam(3), tmpfile(3)