Re: Unbashing the system :-)
On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 11:37 +0300, David Baron wrote:
> Very occasionally but often enough to be a pain, when there is an initial
> problem connecting to the internet, certain scripts hang up. Repeated
> attempts fail for whatever reason and "top" shows a long list of "sh"
> processes stuck around.
> While I do not know what script is responsible, my stuff, I can at least have
> some control over--how does one put a time-out limit on a bash script?
I'd look into setrlimit and bash's builtin ulimit
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