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I set ulimits to fullfill memory demands of Git. Do we have anyway to reset ulimits to defaults, I mean what they were before I set them. Please keep in mind I am doing it from Python script

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ulimit only sets properties for the current shell. Once you leave the shell everything is back to normal:

michas@lenny:~$ ulimit 
unlimited
michas@lenny:~$ (ulimit 4; ulimit)
4
michas@lenny:~$ ulimit
unlimited
michas@lenny:~$
  • I am doing from Python script. – Ahmad Sep 30 '13 at 15:34
  • how are you "doing it from a Python script"? current shell in this answer really should read current process (and child-processes) – umläute Sep 30 '13 at 15:44
  • What do you mean?.Please elaborate.I want to set and unset ulimits from Python script – Ahmad Sep 30 '13 at 15:46

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