Subject: Re: too many fork ...
To: julien Touche <>
From: Ossi Herrala <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/29/2003 17:58:41
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"

Depends on the shell I think. zsh:

[oherrala@txpo:~]% ulimit -a|grep proc
processes                  160
[oherrala@txpo:~]% unlimit
[oherrala@txpo:~]% ulimit -a|grep proc
processes                  532


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