function::target.3stap man page

function::target — Return the process ID of the target process

Synopsis

target:long()

Arguments

None

Description

This function returns the process ID of the target process. This is useful in conjunction with the -x PID or -c CMD command-line options to stap. An example of its use is to create scripts that filter on a specific process.

-x <pid> target returns the pid specified by -x

-c <command> target returns the pid for the executed command specified by -c

See Also0

tapset::context(3stap)

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March 2016 SystemTap Tapset Reference Context Functions