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pg_get_pid - Gets the backend's process ID
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pg_get_pid( PgSql\Connection$connection ): int

pg_get_pid gets the backend's (database server process) PID. The PID is useful to determine whether or not a NOTIFY message received via pg_get_notify is sent from another process or not.



An PgSql\Connection instance.

Return Values

The backend database process ID.


Version Description
8.1.0 The connection parameter expects an PgSql\Connection instance now; previously, a resource was expected.

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