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Patent Title: Method and system of process identification by user defined process variables

Assignee: IBM
Patent Number: US6286025
Issue Date: 09-04-2001
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File Date:12-09-1994

Abstract: A method and system is provided for attaching user defined information to a process object in a data processing system. The method comprises creating a process control block corresponding to an invoked process. The control block has system defined process variables that are assigned values by the operating system. The method further comprises defining a user defined process variable in the process control block, and assigning a value to the user defined process variable.


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