RFR 9: 8003488 Add Process.getPid

roger riggs roger.riggs at oracle.com
Thu May 22 15:44:57 UTC 2014


jstack -help uses "pid";  where are looking?


On 5/22/2014 11:34 AM, David M. Lloyd wrote:
> On 05/22/2014 08:49 AM, roger riggs wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The webrev has been updated to more completely describe the pid:
>> "The native process id is an identification number that the operating
>> system assigns to the process."
>> Any other comments?
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-getpid-8003488/
>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Erriggs/webrev-getpid-8003488/>
>> Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8003488
> I guess this is a little late, and minor, but the "jstack" tool uses 
> the acronym "nid" for this purpose, which I believe is mapped to the 
> same concept (on Linux it is anyway).
> I think either this terminology should be unified on the jstack side, 
> or else the method should be called "getNativeId" or "getNid" or 
> something.

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