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Timestamp:
Jul 15, 2008, 10:15:35 PM (12 years ago)
Author:
Sam Hocevar
Message:
  • Set a default maximum memory usage value to avoid excessive swapping.
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  • zzuf/trunk/doc/zzuf.1

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    160160Specify the maximum amount of memory, in mebibytes (1 MiB = 1,048,576 bytes),
    161161that children are allowed to allocate. This is useful to detect infinite loops
    162 that eat up a lot of memory. The value should be set reasonably high so as not
    163 to interfer with normal program operation.
     162that eat up a lot of memory.
     163
     164The value should be set reasonably high so as not to interfer with normal
     165program operation. By default, it is set to 1024 MiB in order to avoid
     166accidental excessive swapping. To disable the limitation, set the maximum
     167memory usage to -1 instead.
    164168
    165169\fBzzuf\fR uses the \fBsetrlimit\fR() call to set memory usage limitations and
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