timelimit — limit a process's absolute execution time

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Description

timelimit executes a command and terminates the spawned process after a given time with a given signal. A “warning” signal is sent first, then, after a timeout, a “kill” signal, similar to the way init(8) operates on shutdown.

Downloading timelimit

The timelimit homepage is here. It is developed in a Gitorious Git repository: browse or clone.

The latest release is timelimit-1.8:

Older releases:

Acknowledgements

Thanks go to (in no particular order):

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Contacts: Peter Pentchev

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