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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: DELAYTIMER_MAX is defined
Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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> george anzinger wrote:
>>This, of course, also says that we should not only limit the value of
>>overrun, but also do something different when it happens.
> That's legitimate and in this case we perhaps should publish this lower
> value since it can be limiting. Since real work is involved in having
> higher values this constitutes another possible DoS in the code and has
> to be resolved.

As soon as I get a few other fires under control, I will be working on
this and the limit on number of timers issue. Andrew Morton suggested
an rlimit for that. Perhaps that is what should be used here also.

Seem reasonable?

George Anzinger
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