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Re: What is ulimit?



On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 08:59:50AM -0400, Mark Haney wrote:
> My question is, what ulimit actually limit?  Based on what I've
> read it seems to only limit BASH related commands (i.e. BASH shell
> items, scripts, etc.) and not processes/apps run from a bash shell.
> Am I right?  Can some one hold my hand and tell me what this does?

Well, I won't hold your hand, but I *will* point you to getrlimit(2) and
setrlimit(2)...

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	Dave Ihnat
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