Will Dapper support RLIMIT_RTPRIO?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 15 15:10:21 GMT 2006

On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 01:16:11AM -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 01:01 -0500, Dana Olson wrote:
> > Done. https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/pam/+bug/34702
> Thanks!
> My next question is addressed to all Ubuntu developers:
> Obviously "secure by default" means we can't enable RT scheduling for
> the default user due to the DOS potential.  But, would it be acceptable
> to enable RT privileges for a "realtime" group OOTB,
> in /etc/security/limits.conf, so that all that's needed for RT audio to
> work is to add the default user to that group?

Yes, that sounds perfectly reasonable.  However, we are now well past
feature freeze for Dapper, and have our hands more than full already
stabilizing for the release and finishing up projects which have already

 - mdz

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