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 +# $EPIC: ppid.txt,v 1.2 2006/08/29 21:02:33 jnelson Exp $
 +======Synopsis:​======
 +$[[ppid]]()
 +
 +======Technical:​======
 +This function ignores its argument and returns the parent process id as
 +returned by the ppid(2) system call.
 +
 +======Practical:​======
 +If you wanted to send a signal to the shell that ran your epic client, ​
 +then you would need its process id.
 +
 +======Returns:​======
 +The process id of the client'​s parent process, which is usually your shell.
 +
 +======History:​======
 +This function first appeared in ircII-2.2pre7.myc6.phone
  
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