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Re: $$ broken??

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 01:22:05AM -0400, Mouse wrote:
> I have a weird situation which looks as though $$ is broken in sh.
> The real question I have here is, why is $$ in rc.local giving me the
> wrong value?

It might be that some shell syntax that runs as a child doesn't
update $$. Things like loops with redirections and script with (...).

> Perhaps more importantly, what can I do to fix it?  Failing that, is
> there some other tool I can use to give me the correct PID as a
> workaround?

Maybe: syctl proc.curproc.rlimit....


David Laight:

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