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Date: 2011sep30 Level: beginner Language: C/C++ Keywords: pid, ppid Q. How do I obtain the ID of the current process? A. On Windows:DWORD dwPid = GetCurrentProcessId();On Linux:pid_t pid = getpid();There is also getppid() for getting your parent's ID. Among other things, the process ID is useful for making unique temporary file names.
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