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From: Douglas Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-16 14:21:02

On Sat, 2007-09-15 at 12:56 -0600, K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
> The attached patch has been compiled with Sun, Ibm (vacpp), Gcc,
> Intel, Pathscale, and Pgi unix toolsets. As you'll notice in the
> patch, I use both setrlimit, to set a maximum cpu process usage
> limit, and have logic to compute the elapsed time in seconds to catch
> processes that hang and fail to consume any cpu. The setrlimit call
> is not strictly necessary and could be removed, but I've left it in
> for now, and it may be useful to constrain other resource usage in
> the future).

*Thank you*

> If my tests run okay tonight (no hangs or other weirdness), and
> there's no other objections, I'll commit this patch to the trunk
> sometime tomorrow.

Wonderful. I have several test machines that haven't produced meaningful
results in a week due to this problem. This is a much-needed addition.

  - Doug

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