Subject: Re: setting limit in pkg Makefile?
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/07/1998 08:28:24
On Thu, 6 Aug 1998 wrote:
> Is there a prefered way to change the 'datasize' limit for packages?  I'm
> almost (really) done with scilab-2.4, but on my NetBSD-1.3.1/pmax machine,
> the link stage takes 34-35 MB of memory so I have to do
> 'limit datasize 40000'
> before 'make'

If it's just for compiling, putting something like

	limit datasize 40000 ; make

(and maybe pass any (env)variables you might need)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>