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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RSS ulimit enforcement for 2.6.8
On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > If the current patch isn't effective enough, we may want
> > to add more code. However, we may want to try the simplest
> > possible approach first.
> How do we know whether it is effective enough? How do we define this?

Good question. I guess our usual answer is "throw it out there
and wait for somebody to show up with a workload that needs more".

If you want I could add a bit more code proactively, but how do
we find out whether it's really needed ?

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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