runlim - tool for sampling time and memory usage

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: runlim
Package version: 1.7
Package release: 2
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 60 B
Download size: 11.56 KB
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This package contains runlim, a tool for sampling time and memory usage of a program and its children using the proc file system of Linux. Time and space limits are also supported. It is very helpful for benchmarking and running competitions. It also supports limits on wall clock time and thus can control runs of multi-threaded programs on multi-core machines as well.




    Binary package: runlim_1.7-2_i386.deb
    Source package: runlim

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install runlim deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install runlim


    • /usr/bin/runlim
    • /usr/share/doc/runlim/README
    • /usr/share/doc/runlim/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/runlim/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/runlim.1.gz


    2013-12-17 - Thomas Krennwallner <> runlim (1.7-2) unstable; urgency=low * debian/copyright: Fix unused-license-paragraph-in-dep5-copyright, obsolete-field-in-dep5-copyright and unversioned-copyright-format-uri lintian warnings. Bump copyright to 2013. * debian/control: Remove DM-Upload-Allowed. Build-Depends on debhelper >= 9. Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5. * debian/compat: Bump to 9. * debian/rules: Add hardening support. * debian/patches/runlim-makefile.patch: Add LDFLAGS support

    2011-07-08 - Thomas Krennwallner <> runlim (1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. * debian/copyright: Fix Upstream-Name and Source, bump copyright year. * debian/control: - Set Architecture to linux-any as runlim requires procfs. - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2. - Fix upstream homepage. - Set DM-Upload-Allowed to yes. - Setup as Debian collab-maint project. - Convert bzr repository to git and use Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser accourdingly. * debian/rules: Fix override_dh_auto_configure. * debian/watch: - Fix lintian debian-watch-contains-dh_make-template. - Fix upstream URL. * debian/patches/runlim-rename.patch: Remove.

    2011-04-02 - Thomas Krennwallner <> runlim (1.4-5~natty1) natty; urgency=low * Recompile for Ubuntu.

    2011-02-22 - Thomas Krennwallner <> runlim (1.4-4) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: Renaming of run to runlim. - debian/patches/runlim-manpages.patch: Renamed. - debian/runlim.manpages: Renamed manpage to runlim.1. - debian/patches/runlim-rename.patch: Output "runlim" instead of "run". - debian/rules: Add overrides to move run to runlim. * debian/copyright: Use DEP-5 and fix copyright years. * Filed ITP. (Closes: #613986).

    2011-02-20 - Thomas Krennwallner <> runlim (1.4-3~maverick1) maverick; urgency=low * Renamed package as requested by popular demand.

    2011-02-11 - Thomas Krennwallner <> run (1.4-2~maverick1) maverick; urgency=low * Add manpage. * Set Section to utils.

    2010-11-28 - Thomas Krennwallner <> run (1.4-1~maverick1) maverick; urgency=low * Initial release.