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From: Michael Kerrisk
Subject: Re: (Fwd) SIGQUEUE_MAX
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 16:24:34 +0200

> > Perhaps I can rephrase things more succinctly: The point is, that there
> > is a known limit on Linux (1024 RT signals can be queued) - so: can (why
> > can't) glibc sysconf() report that limit?
> First, this limit is not fixed.  The user can reset it.  Second, it's
> a system-wide limit while SIGQUEUE_MAX is a per-process limit.

The first point I was aware of, but not the second one (system vs process 
wide, which is the crucial one).  Thanks.


Michael Kerrisk
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