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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>.