getpid()

Get the process ID

Synopsis:

#include <process.h>

pid_t getpid( void );

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The getpid() function gets the process ID for the calling process.

Returns:

The process ID of the calling process.

Examples:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <process.h>

int main ( void )
{
    printf( "I'm process %d\n", getpid() );
    return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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