Re: [PATCH] per-user signal pending and message queue limits

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Apr 20 2004 - 18:38:30 EST

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The major advantage of your work is that we can now remove those limits.
> > You'll be needing a 2.4 backport ;)
> Yeap. :)
> And we also need to do the userspace part. ulimit is part of bash, so
> probably all shell's should be awared of this? I never looked
> how "ulimit" utility works.

yup, the shells need to be changed, which is really awkward. I was wrong
about how bash and zsh handle `ulimit 4 1024'.

Really the shells _should_ permit ulimit-by-number for this very reason.

Adding new ulimits is nice - it's a shame that the shells make it hard to
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