Subject: Re: too many fork ...
To: julien Touche <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/29/2003 17:27:44
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 03:57:25PM +0100, julien Touche wrote:
> is there is a way to limit number of fork ?
> i'm not root and when trying to build index or when there is many 
> dependancies, i get "sh: fork failed - too many processes"

Try 'limit' (in csh/tcsh) or 'ulimit' in sh.  Like

# limit maxproc 400