Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Peter Pentchev

* Package name : timelimit
Version : 1.0
Upstream Author : Peter Pentchev
* URL :
* License : Two-clause BSD
Programming Lang: C
Description : Simple utility to limit a process's absolute execution time

The timelimit utility 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.

Actually, I already have a pretty much ready package for the timelimit
utility which may only need minor fixes:
dget -x

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
APT prefers stable
APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-amd64
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

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