DDI_GET_PID(9F) Kernel Functions for Drivers DDI_GET_PID(9F)

ddi_get_pid - returns the process ID

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/ddi.h>
#include <sys/sunddi.h>
pid_t ddi_get_pid(void);

illumos DDI specific (illumos DDI).

ddi_get_pid() obtains the process ID of the current process. This value can be used to allow only a select process to perform a certain operation. It can also be used to determine whether a device context belongs to the current process.

ddi_get_pid() returns the process ID.

This routine can be called from user context only.


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February 18, 1998 OmniOS