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SubjectRe: [PATCH] no RLIMIT_NPROC for root, please
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Jan Rekorajski <baggins@sith.mimuw.edu.pl> writes:

|> Why is RLIMIT_NPROC apllied to root(uid 0) processes? It's not kernel job to
|> prevent admin from shooting him/her self in the foot.
|>
|> root should be able to do fork() regardless of any limits,
|> and IMHO the following patch is the right thing.

AFAICS, _all_ resource limits are equally applied to root processes. Why
should NPROC be different?

Andreas.

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