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Re: Severe Bash Bug with Arrays


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Severe Bash Bug with Arrays
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:05:15 -0400
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On 4/25/12 3:09 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 02:54:07PM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> On 4/25/12 2:04 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
>>
>>> Maybe it only works on boxes with a very large "open files" resource
>>> limit.  Perhaps the hard-coded 255 should be replaced with something
>>> involving getrlimit() or similar?
>>
>> I see two potential fixes here.  First, try changing the 255 to -1 and
>> see what happens.
> 
> That broke something pretty badly.

OK.  Now make the call move_to_high_fd(0, 1, -1) and see if that fixes it.


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