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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for setpgrp (opensolaris section 2)

setpgrp(2)							   System Calls 							setpgrp(2)

NAME
setpgrp - set process group ID
SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> pid_t setpgrp(void);
DESCRIPTION
If the calling process is not already a session leader, the setpgrp() function makes it one by setting its process group ID and session ID to the value of its process ID, and releases its controlling terminal. See Intro(2) for more information on process group IDs and session leaders.
RETURN VALUES
The setpgrp() function returns the value of the new process group ID.
ERRORS
No errors are defined.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
setpgrp(1), Intro(2), exec(2), fork(2), getpid(2), getsid(2), kill(2), signal(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 5 Jan 2000 setpgrp(2)