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Re: TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.4




On 2/1/2019 11:34 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>
> - Cygwin PIDs have been decoupled from Windows PID.  Cygwin PIDs are
>   now incrementally dealt in the range from 2 up to 65535, POSIX-like.
>   
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Posix like?  Posix starts from '1' (usually for init), but
never heard it limited to 65535 ---

Linux allows 32bits (I set it to 99,999) to keep it to 5 digits
and uses /proc/sys/kernel/pid_max to adjust it.

Some systems wrapped too soon and it as confusing so they allowed
for more pids.




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