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    SubjectRe: Rationale for RLIMIT_MEMLOCK?
    On Tue, 2006-01-24 at 10:08 +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
    > > the situation is messy; I can see some value in the hack Ted proposed to
    > > just bump the rlimit automatically at an mlockall-done-by-root.. but to
    > > be fair it's a hack :(
    > As all other rlimits are honored even if you are root, it looks not orthogonal
    > to disregard an existing RLIMIT_MEMLOCK rlimit if you are root.

    that's another solution; give root a higher rlimit by default for this.
    It's also a bit messy, but a not-unreasonable default behavior.

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