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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: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 10:21:28 -0500

> Machine Type: powerpc-ibm-aix4.3.3.0
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>        while true; do date; done | cat > /dev/null
> 
> fails eventually.  (It doesn't matter what you pipe into).

Thanks, this has been fixed.

The problem was that the jobs list grew without bound, because nothing
was removing jobs, and eventually the shell ran 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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