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Old 16th September 2015
gso gso is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 35

I think I see your point about using the ppid:

pgrep -P $$ -x ssh
A process timestamp can be cached also:

ps -o lstart= -p PID
However assuming a control socket can be closed following reading the PID then this might be a preferable approach for some people.
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