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6.10  OMP_THREAD_LIMIT

The OMP_THREAD_LIMIT environment variable sets the maximum number of OpenMP threads to use in a contention group by setting the thread-limit-var ICV.

The value of this environment variable must be a positive integer. The behavior of the program is implementation defined if the requested value of OMP_THREAD_LIMIT is greater than the number of threads an implementation can support, or if the value is not a positive integer.

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