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NAME

       pvm_parent - Returns the tid of the process that spawned the calling process.

SYNOPSIS

       C    int tid = pvm_parent( void )

       Fortran   call pvmfparent( tid )

PARAMETERS

       tid     Integer  returns the task identifier of the parent of the calling process.  If the
               calling process was not created with pvm_spawn, then tid = PvmNoParent.

DESCRIPTION

       The routine pvm_parent returns the tid of the process that spawned the calling process. If
       the calling process was not created with pvm_spawn, then tid is set to PvmNoParent.

EXAMPLES

       C:
            tid = pvm_parent();

       Fortran:
            CALL PVMFPARENT( TID )

ERRORS

       This error condition can be returned by pvm_parent.

       PvmNoParent
              The calling process was not created with pvm_spawn.

       PvmSysErr
              Can't contact local pvmd.

SEE ALSO

                                         30 August, 1993                             PARENT(3PVM)