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Re: What's changed in su/bash? "bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable"

Brian Greenfield wrote:
  >On Fri, 31 Mar 2000 00:12:12 +0900, Junichi Uekawa
  ><dancer@netfort.gr.jp> wrote:
  >>In Thu, 30 Mar 2000 11:10:20 +0100, de profundis "Oliver Elphick" <olly@lfi
      >x.co.uk> cum veritas scribat
  >>and see how many processes root is running ...
  >Samba running as a daemon rather than from inetd seems to
  >have cured it.
So all of a sudden, any process started through 'su root' is limited by
ulimit, which is counting all processes belonging to root, including daemons.
But a direct login to root is not limited in this way.

Why this change? and which package changed it?

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