Process ID question

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by RedCroissant, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. macrumors 68020

    RedCroissant

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    when using the "top" command in Terminal, the PID is displayed to the left of the command and then other various stats are also displayed in columns.

    Are the PIDs always different or are there some commands that will always have the same PID?
     
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