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Re: Bash bug with ints beyond 2147483646

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Bash bug with ints beyond 2147483646
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 08:26:22 -0400
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On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 03:48:49PM -0400, Pete Gregory wrote:
> echo {2147483640..2147483647}
> dies with a malloc error

In bash 4.1.9 under HP-UX 10.20, it consumes all available CPU until
I kill it with SIGKILL.  (I suppose there's a chance it might eventually
have died due to malloc errors or whatever, but after several minutes
of waiting, I got impatient.)

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