liblinux-pid-perl - wrapper around the getpid() and getppid() C functions

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename liblinux-pid-perl_0.04-1+b6_i386.deb
Package name liblinux-pid-perl
Package version 0.04
Package release 1+b6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::c implemented-in::perl perl role::devel-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 7.08 KB
Installed size 39.00 KB
Perl already returns the PID and PPID in variables and builtins. Linux::Pid
forces perl to call the underlying C functions getpid() and getppid().
This is useful with multithreaded programs. Linux' C library, using the Linux
thread model, returns different values of the PID and the PPID from different
A known consumer of this functionality is Apache2::SizeLimit (in


Package Version Architecture Repository
liblinux-pid-perl_0.04-1+b6_amd64.deb 0.04 amd64 Debian Main
liblinux-pid-perl - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.1.3
perl >= 5.28.0-3
perlapi-5.28.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package liblinux-pid-perl_0.04-1+b6_i386.deb
Source Package liblinux-pid-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install liblinux-pid-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install liblinux-pid-perl




2014-07-03 - gregor herrmann <>
liblinux-pid-perl (0.04-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (closes: #753641).

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