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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, 4.3BSD, SVID

SEE ALSO

       fork(2),   kill(2),   exec(3),   mkstemp(3),   tempnam(3),  tmpfile(3),
       tmpnam(3)