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Re: AIX and Interix also do early PID recycling.

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: AIX and Interix also do early PID recycling.
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:57:02 -0400
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On 7/25/12 9:44 AM, Steven W. Orr wrote:

> One thing that just springs to mind: Under AIX, I believe (but don't take
> this as gospel) that PIDs are not strictly ascending. The low byte may
> increment, but it might be another byte in the pid_t that gets the
> increment, and the byte that increments may alternate. I don't know if
> anyone else does this, but I seem to remember that AIX does (or did).

That does not (or should not) matter.


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