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Re: pty behaviour

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: pty behaviour
Date: 04 Mar 2004 11:20:32 -0800
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Marcus Brinkmann <address@hidden> writes:

> I just tried to paste a massive amount of data into screen under
> GNU/Linux, and hey!  It gets stuck, flashes, and consumes 100% cpu
> time for a long time (I interrupted it eventually).  So, this is
> definitely worse behaviour than under the Hurd.

Well, then gollie gee!  

> So, if you say the behaviour is correct, and I am certainly following
> your line of argumentation, then increasing the high watermark to
> something like 4k or even 8k should be fine do avoid any problems
> people wouldn't also have under GNU/Linux.

Sure, sounds fine by me.  As long as it's got a sane limit, the limit
can be high.  It's not like we are actually reserving all that much
memory--nor is it like 8k is very much memory anyhow.


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