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Set nofile limit for a running process
#define _GNU_SOURCE
#define _FILE_OFFSET_BITS 64
#include <stdio.h>
#include <time.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/resource.h>
#define errExit(msg) do { perror(msg); exit(EXIT_FAILURE); \
} while (0)
int
main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
struct rlimit old, new;
struct rlimit *newp;
pid_t pid;
if (!(argc == 2 || argc == 4)) {
fprintf(stderr, "Usage: %s <pid> [<new-soft-limit> "
"<new-hard-limit>]\n", argv[0]);
exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
}
pid = atoi(argv[1]); /* PID of target process */
newp = NULL;
if (argc == 4) {
new.rlim_cur = atoi(argv[2]);
new.rlim_max = atoi(argv[3]);
newp = &new;
}
if (prlimit(pid, RLIMIT_NOFILE, newp, &old) == -1)
errExit("prlimit-1");
printf("Previous limits: soft=%lld; hard=%lld\n",
(long long) old.rlim_cur, (long long) old.rlim_max);
if (prlimit(pid, RLIMIT_NOFILE, NULL, &old) == -1)
errExit("prlimit-2");
printf("New limits: soft=%lld; hard=%lld\n",
(long long) old.rlim_cur, (long long) old.rlim_max);
exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
}
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