D. J. Bernstein

The softlimit program

softlimit runs another program with new resource limits.


     softlimit opts child

opts is a series of getopt-style options. child consists of one or more arguments.

softlimit sets soft resource limits as specified by opts. It then runs child.


In each of the following options, n may be =, indicating that the soft limit should be set equal to the hard limit.

Options controlling memory use:

Options controlling file sizes:

Efficiency options: