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

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name liblinux-pid-perl
Package version 0.04
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 80 B
Download size 7.71 KB
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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+b1_i386.deb 0.04 i386 Debian Main
liblinux-pid-perl - - -


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libc6 >= 2.2.5
perl >= 5.20.0-4
perlapi-5.20.0 -


Type URL
Binary Package liblinux-pid-perl_0.04-1+b1_amd64.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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