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Old 04-10-2006, 03:33 PM   #1
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hidden directories under proc... what are they for? : (/proc/.23142)


thanks in advance.

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Old 04-10-2006, 04:23 PM   #2
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anyone know what they are for? obviously they are pids but I dont know anymore
They're related to Linux threads usage.
If they start with a dot they're child processes (as in /bin/ps with the "m" flag).
Not all systems use this.
 
  


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