sascha-ml-ui-sugar-systems at silbe.org
Wed Mar 18 09:38:51 EDT 2009
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 08:21:24AM -0500, David Farning wrote:
> Does nice apply when build-bot spawns sugar-jhbuild using exec?
Niceness (process priority) is inherited. In the past, you couldn't
raise priority once it had been lowered (with the usual exception of
root / CAP_SYS_NICE). Since Linux 2.6.12 it can also be raised up to
RLIMIT_NICE (ulimit -e) again, but only explicitly.
> Every time build-bot builds a package it spawns a new instance of
Doesn't this spawn happen on the slave anyway? For sugar-jhbuild to run
with low priority, the slaves need to execute the bot with nice,
changing priority on the master won't have any effect.
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