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misc/41517: RLIMIT_AS description missing from 'man 2 setrlimit'
>Synopsis: RLIMIT_AS description missing from 'man 2 setrlimit'
>Arrival-Date: Mon Jun 01 06:55:00 +0000 2009
>Originator: B K
RLIMIT_AS is defined by the opengroup and found in /usr/include/sys/resource.h.
For illustrative purposes, I've pasted in the paragraph from the opengroup's
This is the maximum size of a process' total available memory, in bytes. If
this limit is exceeded, the malloc() and mmap() functions shall fail with errno
set to [ENOMEM]. In addition, the automatic stack growth fails with the effects
BTW: I've no idea if the call actually works according to the above
specification. For the purposes of this bug report, I'll assume it is and that
the documentation has a minor omission.
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