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Manual Reference Pages  -  PVM_PARENT (3)

NAME

pvm_parent - Returns the tid of the process that spawned the calling process.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Parameters
Description
Examples
Errors
See Also

SYNOPSIS


C       int tid = pvm_parent( void )

Fortran call pvmfparent( tid )

PARAMETERS

tid Integer returns the task identifier of the parent of the calling process. If the calling process was not created with pvm_spawn, then tid = PvmNoParent.

DESCRIPTION

The routine pvm_parent returns the tid of the process that spawned the calling process. If the calling process was not created with pvm_spawn, then tid is set to PvmNoParent.

EXAMPLES

C:
        tid = pvm_parent();

Fortran:         CALL PVMFPARENT( TID )

ERRORS

This error condition can be returned by pvm_parent.
PvmNoParent The calling process was not created with pvm_spawn.
PvmSysErr Can’t contact local pvmd.

SEE ALSO

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PARENT (3PVM) 30 August, 1993

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