[Development] QProcess fork() failure and overcommit

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Mar 8 06:40:03 CET 2017

Em terça-feira, 7 de março de 2017, às 22:28:11 CET, Simon Hausmann escreveu:
> I understand that this is in the context of Linux without overcommit.

Which is exactly the situation in which forking should be fast.

If it wasn't overcommitting, then the kernel would try and reserve the pages, 
possibly by freeing least-recently-used pages in other processes.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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