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SubjectRe: [PATCH] O17int
Con Kolivas <> writes:

> Food for the starving masses.
> This patch prevents any single task from being able to starve the
> runqueue that it's on. This minimises the impact a poorly behaved
> application or a malicious one has on the rest of the system. If an

I have to disagree. Open a file of a few hundred lines in XEmacs and
do a regexp search for "^[> ]*-*\n\\([> ]*.*\n\\)*[> ]*foo". The
system will more or less freeze. It's a very nasty regexp, and it's
an error to try to use it, but it still shouldn't freeze the system.

Måns Rullgård

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