wiki:IncreasingKernelLimits

Version 2 (modified by aakash_jain@apple.com, 6 years ago) (diff)

--

Increasing Kernel limits on OS X

On some machines, iOS Simulator tests can run faster once kernel limits are increased. The run-webkit-tests script prints out a warning when it is the case.

In order to increase the limits for number of processes and number of files, save the attached plist files into /Library/LaunchDaemons/ and reboot the system.

On OS X El Capitan, you will also need to disable System Integrity Protection. This is not needed on macOS Sierra.

To check the limits use "ulimit -a" or "launchctl limit maxproc".

Attachments (2)

Download all attachments as: .zip