Maximum size of data segment used by c program

devendra.aaru devendra.aaru at
Mon Sep 17 07:04:06 EDT 2012

> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 6:17 AM, Rajat Sharma <fs.rajat at> wrote:
>> yes there is a limit, look at
> getrlimit show the size as 4GiGs of RLIMIT_DATA on a 32-bit. which
> means that its unlimited?
I mean 4Gigs of RLIMIT_DATA is both the rlim_cur and rlim_max.
i have a data section of size 213K, i am thinking that i should not be
growing the data section size.
I have went through google and didn't found any article that says
about the maximum data section a process can use.

> Thanks,

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