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Re: $$ broken??

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 01:22:05AM -0400, Mouse wrote:
> 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?

$ pid=$(sh -c 'ps -oppid -p $$')
$ pid=${pid#PPID }

Although some old versions of sh don't like the space in that pattern.


David Laight:

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