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NAME

       function::target - Return the process ID of the target process

SYNOPSIS

           target:long()

ARGUMENTS

       None

DESCRIPTION

       This function returns the process ID of the target process. This is useful in conjunction
       with the -x PID or -c CMD command-line options to stap. An example of its use is to create
       scripts that filter on a specific process.

       -x <pid> target returns the pid specified by -x

       -c <command> target returns the pid for the executed command specified by -c