[racket] call-with-limits not failing gracefully

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 31 12:42:48 EDT 2012

Is there a memory limit that does work? That is, does a 1GB limit work?
2GB? 500MB?

At Wed, 31 Oct 2012 08:26:45 -0400 (EDT), "J. Ian Johnson" wrote:
> I have a 64-bit machine and OS with 16GB RAM. I have some benchmarks that I 
> want to time out after an hour or die if they use 4GB memory.
> Unfortunately, the entire VM dies with OOM instead of carrying on. I'm running 
> from the terminal. Is there some other option I need to pass to not limit the 
> VM's overall memory? Xubuntu has as default that processes can use as much 
> memory as they want, last time I checked.
> Thanks,
> -Ian
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