On GNU/Linux system I seen only positive PIDs, but when kernel panic occured I seen info about process with PID=0. What's it? On Minix 3 I seen processes with negative PIDs. Minix is POSIX-compatible ...
To monitor process creation I'd like to periodically write the last PID assigned by the kernel to any process on the system (not just processes created by the PID-monitoring program) with a time stamp ...
I am trying to understand the situation why .xsession file expects the last process to be in foreground otherwise it is supposed to stop X11 session. I have a small stand-alone script. when I run ...
I see that pid_t is typedef'd in unistd.h, and file descriptors are defined to be int in fcntl.h. But since they are used in similar ways, wouldn't it make sense to have a typedef for file ...