Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel C. Sobral <email@example.com>
Date: 07/15/1999 01:52:11
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > There is a lot of hidden 'potential' VM that you haven't considered.
> > For example, if the resource limit for a process's stack is 8MB, then
> > the process can potentially allocate 8MB of stack even though it may
> > actually only allocate 32K of stack. When a process forks, the child
> ...um, 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. :-)
Daniel C. Sobral (8-DCS)
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