Taming Your Daemons With PSMon
Sep 02, 2008, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ben Martin)
"The TTL directive is handy to ensure that processes that are
meant to complete within a known amount of time have done so. For
example, you can limit the updatedb command or the use of unison or
find to a one-hour duration to stop them from running unchecked
from a user's cron job:"