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Re: [Semi-OT] Process *name* a valid concept in Unix/Linux?


On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 03:26, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
> Or, since fork() is so integral to Unix and processes keep flitting in an
> out of existence, is "name" not a relevant concept?

fork() returns PIDs, which are more unique than names; getppid()
returns the parent's PID.

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