Move limits.conf settings to -audio task?

Cory K. coryisatm at
Mon Jan 14 22:11:49 GMT 2008

Luke Yelavich wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 03:05:40PM EST, Cory K. wrote:
> >> Actually, the things we set in limits.conf were taken directly from the
> >> wiki which actually existed before we officially became a distro. :)
> >> That
> >> page is linked to a couple of times throughout the Ubuntu Studio
> wiki pages.
> >>
> >> The team will look at whats best from a technical POV (which sadly
> >> trumps a users POV too often) and do the best we can.
> >>
> >> Best thing to do might be to educate users on our upcoming
> >> ubuntustudio-controls app. Which aims to address common settings among
> >> multimedia production users.
> >>
> >> -Cory
> > Luke. Can you weigh in on this?
> I think moving the limits.conf adjustments may be possible, however I
> need to do some local testing to be 100% sure. Added to that, I would
> like to make sure we can leverage the ubuntustudio-controls ap to do
> it for us, instead of having a postinst manually dump it into the file.
> Once ubuntustudio-controls can be used to do it during the post
> intallation stage of ubuntustudio-audio, and my testing is successful,
> then we will move it.

Well that means we would have to dep ubuntustudio-controls on -audio and
not -desktop. That was the plan at least. To put it in -desktop.

I guess it would make sense to just dep it on -audio for now as it
really doesn't do anything for users outside of sound.

-Cory \m/

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