parent()

Martin J. Logan <>
Mon Aug 30 17:45:19 CEST 2004


Here here

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 10:10, Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> Given that it is fairly frequent to pass self() to a
> child process, let me propose that we instead extend
> the BIFs with 
> 
>    parent()
> 
> which returns the PID of my parent process. (If parent
> no longer exists, a "dead" PID may be used.)
> 
> Best,
> Thomas
> 
> 
> 
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