Re: PID sequences

Jon Hamilton (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 20:22:44 -0600

In message <>, Miguel de Icaza writes:
} > Always remember, often it is more important to consider not what
} > applications "should" be doing, but rather what on the whole
} > applications and existing code "are" doing.
} OpenBSD uses random pid numbers now. If OpenBSD was able to fix their
} userland, so can we.

Sort of... keep in mind that OpenBSD ships with its own userland utilities,
which are all neatly kept in one source tree. There's no "one true
distribution" of Linux.

   Jon Hamilton

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