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Re: Possible bug with BASH V4: The "$!"

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Possible bug with BASH V4: The "$!"
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:13:53 -0400
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On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 01:05:43PM +0000, Lenga, Yair  wrote:
> Is it possible to add back the functionality to allow the child process to 
> somehow retrieve it's OWN PID.

You are looking for the BASHPID variable, which expands to the process
ID of the current bash process (even in a subshell).

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