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softlimit - runs another program with new resource limits.

softlimit(8) System Manager's Manual softlimit(8)

NAME

softlimit - runs another program with new resource limits.

SYNOPSIS

softlimit [ opts ] child

DESCRIPTION

opts is a series of getopt-style options. child consists of one or more arguments.
 
softlimit sets soft resource limits as specified by opts. It then runs child.

OPTIONS

In each of the following opts, n may be =, indicating that the soft limit should be set equal to the hard limit.
 
opts controlling memory use:
 
-m n
Same as -d n -s n -l n -a n.
-d n
Limit the data segment per process to n bytes.
-s n
Limit the stack segment per process to n bytes.
-l n
Limit the locked physical pages per process to n bytes. This option has no effect on some operating systems.
-a n
Limit the total of all segments per process to n bytes. This option has no effect on some operating systems.
-o n
Limit the number of open file descriptors per process to n. This option has no effect on some operating systems.
-p n
Limit the number of processes per uid to n.
opts controlling file sizes:
-f n
Limit output file sizes to n bytes.
-c n
Limit core file sizes to n bytes.
Efficiency opts:
-r n
Limit the resident set size to n bytes. This limit is not enforced unless physical memory is full.
-t n
Limit the CPU time to n seconds. This limit is not enforced except that the process receives a SIGXCPU signal after n seconds.

SEE ALSO

supervise(8), svc(8), svok(8), svstat(8), svscanboot(8), svscan(8), readproctitle(8), fghack(8), pgrphack(8), multilog(8), tai64n(8), tai64nlocal(8), setuidgid(8), envuidgid(8), envdir(8), setlock(8)
 
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