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From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
To: "Jérémie Courrèges-Anglas" <jca@wxcvbn.org>
Cc: gioele@svario.it, dash@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] man: Document ulimit -v
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:03:23 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160121050323.GA4908@gondor.apana.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87fuxs5dtk.fsf@ritchie.wxcvbn.org>

Jérémie Courrèges-Anglas <jca@wxcvbn.org> wrote:
> Gioele Barabucci <gioele@svario.it> writes:
>> Document that `ulimit` can set the `RLIMIT_AS` limit (virtual memory) with
>> the `-v` flag.
> I don't know much about RLIMIT_AS, but I know that it isn't supported on
> all systems where dash runs, eg OpenBSD.  Maybe is it Linux-specific?
> Anyway, it would be better if the manpage said that the -v flag may not
> be implemented on all platforms.
> The same could be said about ulimit -w. (I did not check the other flags).

Rather than doing that we could just pass the manpage through
cpp or some similar mechanism so that this becomes conditional.

Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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  reply	other threads:[~2016-01-21  5:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-01-11 19:12 [PATCH] man: Document ulimit -v Gioele Barabucci
2016-01-20 18:02 ` Jérémie Courrèges-Anglas
2016-01-21  5:03   ` Herbert Xu [this message]
2016-01-21  7:25     ` Gioele Barabucci
2016-06-06 14:45 ` Herbert Xu

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