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    SubjectRe: RSS Limit implementation issue
    On 2/13/06, Chris Siebenmann <> wrote:

    > I believe that this is the inevitable result of anything that doesn't
    > kill the process on the spot. When you put the process to sleep, you
    > effectively reduce its RSS by reducing its page-touching activity; if
    > the system is under memory pressure, other things will then steal pages
    > from it anyways.
    True but with your approach swapping occurs right away. Objective
    here is to reduce the chances of swapping as much as possible.

    Ram Gupta
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