Globbing (was Re: HAMMER update 10-Feb-2008)

Justin C. Sherrill justin at
Mon Feb 11 16:20:23 PST 2008

On Mon, February 11, 2008 5:40 pm, Dave Hayes wrote:
> One can also argue that the mechanism is broken becuase it doesn't
> dynamically allocate enough memory to handle the result of an argument
> expansion in these days where 64KB is not a lot of memory.

We have a solution (file limit) that doesn't address the problem (rm just
doesn't work sometimes).

Wasn't one of the slogans for DragonFly "Dragging BSD Unix, kicking and
screaming, into the 21st century"?

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