[systemd-devel] RFC: Setting TasksMax= by default

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Fri Nov 13 10:55:45 PST 2015

On Fri, 13.11.15 19:49, Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) wrote:

> On Fri, 13.11.15 14:49, Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) wrote:
> > Heya!
> > 
> > So, I am tempted to make the following changes to systemd, and was
> > wondering about opinions about it:
> [...]
> > Of course, it also has potential to break some services, but I think
> > defaults like 1K and 8K are high enough to make this the exception,
> > not the rule. In summary, I think we gain more by improving security
> > and robustness through putting strict limits on everything we do, than
> > we lose.
> > 
> > Users could of course unset these defaults, to lift the limits. And
> > packages could lift the limit in their unit files too, if they know
> > that they are too low for their specific service.
> So, I implemented all of this now. I accidentally pushed this directly
> into master unfortunately. Sorry for that! Was supposed to become a
> PR, but I was on the wrong branch.

So, actually I was too dumb to use git, and thus git saved me from
actually making this mistake... The stuff is now posted as PR, the way
it should be, and I didn#t actually push anything directly to
master. Sorry for the confusion.



Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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