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Date:      Sat, 16 Sep 1995 20:48:50 +0200 (MET DST)
From:      guido@gvr.win.tue.nl (Guido van Rooij)
To:        tom@uniserve.com (Tom Samplonius)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: "limit maxprocs" vs. "sysctl kern.maxprocperuid"
Message-ID:  <199509161848.UAA00513@gvr.win.tue.nl>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.950912235352.21168D-100000@haven.uniserve.com> from "Tom Samplonius" at Sep 12, 95 11:59:16 pm

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Tom Samplonius wrote:
> 
> 
>   What is the exact relationship between csh's "limit maxproc" and 
> "sysctl kern.maxprocperuid"?

Limit maxproc is valid only for the current process and all of its children.

The other one is global and effective immediately for *all* uids.

-Guido




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