[freetds] client pid

Lowden, James K LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Wed Apr 2 11:41:07 EST 2003


> From: ZIGLIO Frediano [mailto:Frediano.Ziglio at vodafoneomnitel.it]
> Sent: April 2, 2003 10:34 AM
> 
> I discovered how to know client pid from server (mssql2k)
> 
> select host_id()
> 
> Why host_id ??

Sybase consistently refers to the client machine as the "host".  I suppose
they're looking at it from the application's point of view.  For example, in
master..sysprocesses "hostprocess" and "hostname" refer to the client.  

What "pid" are you seeing, btw?  Surely not the same as reported by "ps" on
the client?  It must be assigned by the server for its own purposes.  

My Win32 clients all have master..sysprocesses.hostprocess between 200 and
1600 as we speak.  My FreeTDS client's hostprocess (and host_id()) is
-462205.  

--jkl




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