Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Daniel C. Sobral <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/1999 15:29:04
On Thu, 15 Jul 1999 01:52:11 +0900 
 "Daniel C. Sobral" <> wrote:

 > >, so, make the code that deals with faulting in the stack a bit smarter.
 > Uh? Like what? Like overcommitting, for instance? The beauty of
 > overcommitting is that either you do it or you don't. :-)

One option is to special-case overcommit the stack.  Another is to
set the default stack limits to something more reasonable on a system
where overcommit is disabled.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>