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Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 08:09:36 -0400

> Machine Type: i386-pc-bsdi4.0
> 
> Bash Version: 2.03
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       [Detailed description of the problem, suggestion, or complaint.]
> 
> Hello,
> 
> when i do the following: for i in `yes` ; do date ; sleep 1 ; done 
> 
>   bash crashes...

This is a resource problem.  Since `yes' never terminates, eventually
you're going to run the bash process out of memory.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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