Re: Which function returns LWP in Linux.

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon May 17 2010 - 14:14:18 EST

On 05/17/2010 06:30 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Srinivas Nayak, le Mon 17 May 2010 15:43:17 +0530, a écrit :
>> After some more research, i foind that
>> syscall(SYS_gettid)
>> returns LWP id. Isn't this correct?
> It is correct only on Linux, but yes.

For libc's notion of the current thread, pthread_self(3).

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