Ulimit under cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue May 22 16:49:00 GMT 2007

On May 22 16:00, sabbella wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have problems with a function in my shell script. It contains
> commands to set the soft and hard ulimits. This works fine on Linux. But
> I have problems on cygwin. I tried to change the soft and hard ulimits
> I get the following error message.
> "ulimit : cpu time: file size:cannot modify limit : invalid argument".

setrlimit(RLIMIT_CPU) isn't implemented in Cygwin.

> If I can't modify the ulimit under cygwin, please can you suggest me
> with an alternative.

An alarm timer maybe.


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