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Re^4: forkManager PID 1 less than top

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 05, 2013 at 00:54 UTC ( #1056968=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: forkManager PID 1 less than top
in thread forkManager PID 1 less than top

or if the actual offset is subject to system timing?

On more secure systems, the pid is picked randomly, not sequentially. I didn't think anyone still did sequential pids! What system are you using?

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Re^5: forkManager PID 1 less than top
by vsespb (Chaplain) on Oct 13, 2013 at 18:59 UTC
    Where did you see random PIDs ? I think all (most?) Linux distros use sequental.
    Process IDs are usually allocated on a sequential basis


    I am running Ubuntu with 3.8 kernal, PIDs are sequental.
    Also, I think there can be problems with some software, when recently-used PID re-used too fast.
        ... secure ... fork emulation ... ridiculousness

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