function::target


Name

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