Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Daniel C. Sobral <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/1999 23:43:56
Noriyuki Soda wrote:
> Running out of swap can be easily done by normal user privilege.
> Non-overcommiting system can run important application on the system
> which has a normal user, because it never lose critical data, even if
> a user on the system make a mistake. (The application might stop,
> but it never lose data.)
> 4.4BSD derived system cannot do this, and have to use different
> machine for such applications.

Incorrect. We can set *limits* to the users, so they won't be able
to crash down the system.

Daniel C. Sobral			(8-DCS)

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