ulimit stack size and python threads

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Fri Jan 9 00:27:27 CET 2009

> Why do you think Python is overloading the meaning of that? I ensure
> you it isn't - it doesn't actively care what the limits are.

Always crashing because I asked the OS to please not allow a process
to grow too big is what I call overloading the meaning of ulimit -s.
It's quite surprising. Not to mention the poor error message.

-- greg

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