[Systems] buildslave4.sugarlabs.org

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Wed Mar 18 12:58:12 EDT 2009

David Farning wrote:
> Does nice apply when build-bot spawns sugar-jhbuild using exec?
> Every time build-bot builds a package it spawns a new instance of
> sugar-jhbuild.

The nice level propagates to children.  Non privileged users can only
increase their niceness, never lower it.

I suppose it's the same for ionice.  You can verify my theory with

  ps lax | egrep 'PID|sugar-jhbuild'

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