Commit:     f9e86f419073605b4520848021cc042963c227c7
Parent:     77293034696e3e0b6c8b8fc1f96be091104b3d2b
Author:     Roland McGrath <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Tue Jul 17 04:03:49 2007 -0700
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Tue Jul 17 10:23:03 2007 -0700

    Remove CHILD_MAX
    The CHILD_MAX macro in limits.h should not be there.  It claims to be the
    limit on processes a user can own, but its value is wrong for that.
    There is no constant value, but a variable resource limit (RLIMIT_NPROC).
    Nothing in the kernel uses CHILD_MAX.
    The proper thing to do according to POSIX is not to define CHILD_MAX at all.
    The sysconf (_SC_CHILD_MAX) implementation works by calling getrlimit.
    Signed-off-by: Roland McGrath <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 include/linux/limits.h |    1 -
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/limits.h b/include/linux/limits.h
index c4b4e57..2d0f941 100644
--- a/include/linux/limits.h
+++ b/include/linux/limits.h
@@ -5,7 +5,6 @@
 #define NGROUPS_MAX    65536   /* supplemental group IDs are available */
 #define ARG_MAX       131072   /* # bytes of args + environ for exec() */
-#define CHILD_MAX        999    /* no limit :-) */
 #define LINK_MAX         127   /* # links a file may have */
 #define MAX_CANON        255   /* size of the canonical input queue */
 #define MAX_INPUT        255   /* size of the type-ahead buffer */
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