ulimits on Linux {Re: [R] size limits}

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Jan 24 09:58:53 CET 2000

Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

> Setting  ulimits on Linux seems to be only through  bash's builtin "ulimit"
> or through the C API. 
> Now, we are still "urged" to usually use the tcsh instead of the bash.
> How would a linux sys.administrator limit the process size for all normal
> user processes?   Sorry for my ignorance, but I assume that other R-help
> readers are in the same boat...

I think it goes via a  "ulimit -H something" in a startup file.

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