Subject: Re: setting limit in pkg Makefile?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 08/15/1998 17:29:43
On Sat, 15 Aug 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > On Thu, 6 Aug 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> > > Is there a prefered way to change the 'datasize' limit for packages? I'm
> > If it's just for compiling, putting something like
> > do-build:
> > limit datasize 40000 ; make
> except that 'limit' is not understood by 'sh' which is where the do-build
> stuff gets run. For now, I can do
> % limit datasize 40000
> % make
> from my tcsh prompt,
The sh syntax is "ulimit -d 40000".
Don't the default limits depend on the port, and on how much memory you
have? I need to raise the limits on my mac68k w/36M to build userland, but
it builds fine on a 386 w/16M using the defaults. Maybe it would be a good
idea to leave that to the user.