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SubjectRe: Fork Bombing Patch
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Chris Snook <csnook@redhat.com> writes:

> Wrapping a single printk that's unrelated to debugging in an #ifdef
> CONFIG_* or a sysctl strikes me as abuse of those configuration
> facilities.

Abuse, probably not (if a thing is required on one system and must
not be on another, it has to be configurable). If the printk is
a good idea... IMHO hardly, at best. We don't warn about trying to
write to /vmlinuz after all.

ulimit/pam_limits should fix the (IMHO nonexistent) problem nicely.
One has to plug all the holes, though (e.g. $HOME/.forward).
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Krzysztof Halasa
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