Subject: Re: Today's build fails 31 July
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/31/2003 14:58:23
On 07/31 14:26, walt wrote:
> Patrick Welche wrote:
> >I saw this for the first time today too. Typing "unlimit" at my csh
> >prompt
> Hmm.  Interesting.  I'm a bit puzzled because I tried typing 'ulimit'
> at a csh prompt and got "command not found'.

unlimit, not ulimit. "unlimit" will set all resources to unlimited.
bash's "ulimit" is like csh's "limit" 

> When I switched to bash and typed 'ulimit' I got "unlimited' as a response,
> but still got the same error when compiling 'distribution'.

ulimit defaults to file size, I believe. That is not likely the resource
limit that you were running into. You probably want: ulimit -m unlimited

> Are you sure you are running csh?  Remember, uses 'sh' as a shell.

Children inherit process limits.