"ulimit -s" has no effect?

Maciej Kalisiak mac at dgp.toronto.edu
Thu Feb 5 15:25:35 CET 2004

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:
> As a starting point, verify that the limit you set actually does get
> set. It may be that you don't have permission to increase your stack
> limit.

I check that it is set by running "ulimit -s" without a numerical argument.
The reported value is the one I have set, viz. much larger than the default of
8192 (kbytes).  This is the soft limit.  The hard limit is reported to be

If it matters, let me add that I'm running Python from within zsh.
 % zsh --version
zsh 4.0.4 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Maciej Kalisiak | <mac at dgp.toronto.edu> | http://www.dgp.toronto.edu/~mac [McQ]

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