From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-18 12:19:22
From: Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]>
> Douglas Gregor wrote:
> > Today, all of the iostreams tests seem to be looping for me. Any idea
> > what happened?
> The same happens here.
> I suggest we add something like
> ulimit -m 524288; ulimit -d 524288; ulimit -v 523288; ulimit -t 600
> to the script that runs the tests on Unix systems to make problems like
> this not break the testing procedure for everyone. (This sets memory
> limits to 512 MB and the CPU time limit to 600 seconds. There's no easy
> way of limiting the wall clock time taken.) Perhaps, the limits should
> be set even lower.
Managing the wall time of a task isn't hard:
kill $2 2>/dev/null
kill_if_still_alive 600 $!&
-- Rob Stewart stewart_at_[hidden] Software Engineer http://www.sig.com Susquehanna International Group, LLP using std::disclaimer;
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