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SubjectRe: PID Wrap <strangeness>

On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 05:31:51PM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> On Linux 2.3.41 (haven't checked others) when the PID wraps past
> 32,767 the next PID is 300. It is not the next-available low one.
> Does anybody know why?

For speed, since a lot of pids lower than 300 are used by daemons,
there's no need to check them. This will speedup the get_pid
function after a wrap.


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