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    SubjectRe: Fork Bombing Patch
    Chris Snook <> 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).
    Krzysztof Halasa
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