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SubjectRe: MAX_PID changes in 2.5.31
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Followup to:  <200208192242.g7JMgmD29241@vindaloo.ras.ucalgary.ca>
By author: Richard Gooch <rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Ah, OK. So if I leave /proc/sys/kernel/pid_max alone, nothing will
> break. Will the default ever change, or do you plan on leaving it as
> is?
>

It probably should change at some point. I would favour changing the
default to aggressive in 2.5, to smoke out bugs, and perhaps turn it
back to conservative in 2.6. In 2.7, we probably should turn on
aggressive for good.

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