[systemd-devel] [systemd-commits] 2 commits - src/journal src/shared

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Wed Jan 28 18:22:09 PST 2015

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 05:48:01PM -0800, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>     Revert "journal: do not check for number of files"
>     This reverts commit b914ea8d379b446c4c9fac4ba181771676ef38cd.
>     We really need to put a limit on all our resources, everywhere, and in
>     particular if we operate on external data.
>     Hence, let's reintroduce the limit, but bump it substantially, so that
>     it is guaranteed to be higher than any realistic RLIMIT_NOFILE setting.
Hm, each journal file requires a descriptor. How could we open more
than RLIMIT_NOFILE files?


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