Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Matthew Dillon <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/1999 07:45:02
>>>>> On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 15:29:37 -0700 (PDT),
	Matthew Dillon <> said:

>     In the same manner any truely critical system server must handle the
>     resource management itself to deal with all sorts of problem situations,
>     including memory.  You do not need to build any of this control into the
>     kernel. 
>     To say that FreeBSD does not support a certain class of system because
>     it uses an overcommit model is not correct, because you can trivially
>     solve the problem by implementing your own management of memory rather
>     then use the UNIX libc builtins.

That's wrong.
The application might be killed by SIGKILL on current FreeBSD
implementation, when the system becomes swap shortage.