Re: PID sequences

H. Peter Anvin (
26 Feb 1998 08:14:59 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Don Parsons <>
In newsgroup:
> 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
> etc.

Use OT not Op. That way it works correctly even when pid's wrap


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