Re: "while :; do mkdir;cd mkdir;done"

James Mastros (
Wed, 10 Dec 1997 23:22:58 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Guest section DW wrote:
> >: So why James Mastros had a filesystem panic
> >: after running the offending script?
> >
> >How should I know? You want to cure symptoms instead of bugs?
> >If it is reproducible, someone should investigate this panic,
> >and fix whatever is wrong. Having long names is not wrong.
Oh. Just to mention, one other time I tried this I got no other ill
effects, and one other time I got a bash-error ("report this to" - btw-that gave me a host not found bounce-if
anybody wants the error, mail me). I smell a memory scribble here.

-=- James Mastros

(And one other time, I got un-related messages about holes in a loop-back

> Andrea[s] Arcangeli

When the annals of distributed computing are written, and the name 'Bovine'
appears in there, I can say "Hey, I was a part of that, I checked .0012% of
the keyspace".
-=- Brian Wilson <>
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