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Re: memory allocation bug in bash 4.2.39(1)-release

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: memory allocation bug in bash 4.2.39(1)-release
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2013 22:47:21 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

John Vincent wrote:
> I find that if I enter the command:
> echo {1..20000000}
> it runs, but afterwards whenever I enter another command I get the error:
> -bash: fork: Cannot allocate memory

You need to allocate more virtual memory space to your machine.  You
are asking it to do more than it can do with the memory it has

> I guess that the memory allocated to all those numbers on the echo
> command line is not freed properly.

This has been discussed previously.  Please see this message thread
for the previous discussion.



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