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[Cvs-cvs] Changes to ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo

From: Larry Jones
Subject: [Cvs-cvs] Changes to ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 12:56:24 -0400

Index: ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo
diff -u ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo:1.660 ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo:1.661
--- ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo:1.660  Tue Sep  6 05:12:05 2005
+++ ccvs/doc/cvs.texinfo        Fri Sep  9 16:56:20 2005
@@ -15445,6 +15445,19 @@
 On some systems this means editing the appropriate @file{config.h} file
 before building @sc{cvs}.)
address@hidden Terminated with fatal signal 11
+This message usually indicates that @sc{cvs} (the server, if you're
+using client/server mode) has run out of (virtual) memory.
+Although @sc{cvs} tries to catch the error and issue a more meaningful
+message, there are many circumstances where that is not possible.
+If you appear to have lots of memory available to the system,
+the problem is most likely that you're running into a system-wide
+limit on the amount of memory a single process can use or a
+similar process-specific limit.
+The mechanisms for displaying and setting such limits vary from
+system to system, so you'll have to consult an expert for your
+particular system if you don't know how to do that.
 @item Too many arguments!
 This message is typically printed by the @file{}
 script which is in the @file{contrib} directory in the

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