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Re: What should I do about getpgrp?

rdm@tad.micro.umn.edu writes:
> I'm working on a package that makes extensive use of getpgrp(pid), but
> the getpgrp() that comes in libc5 doesn't take an argument (which is
> not fun if you're managing a number of process groups from a number
> of distinct sessions).

The manpage indicates that getpgid is what you want.

> Unfortunately, I can't get libc5's source right now because ftp.debian.org
> is unavailable, and debian.crosslink.net doesn't mirror the source.

Not mirroring the source makes it awfully easy for them to violate the

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