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When launching an internal Vim 8.1 terminal for an exclusive program like in terminal ++close ipython, is there a way to identify from vimscript which is the PID of the launched process (i.e. of the IPython launched) so I can use that information?

Retrieving that upon launching and after that are both of interest to me, in case they happen to differ.

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You can use the term_getjob() function to get the Job associated with a terminal. You can then use the job_info() function to query the "process" attribute of the job.

let job = term_getjob(5)
echo job_info(job).process

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