Re: PID sequences

Don Parsons (
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 23:34:11 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 26 Feb 1998, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

> OpenBSD uses random pid numbers now. If OpenBSD was able to fix their
> userland, so can we.
> How to they generate these?
> I don't have then OpenBSD code available at the moment, if someone could
> post the relevant snipit that would be way kewl.
> -Chris

If we use random PIDs in Linux, could we please make it a config option.
I like my sorted ps alias:
alias sps="ps -auxwOp"
so I can easily see the order that things start up and child processes

Don Parsons

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