bash-2.05b seems quite buggy

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Mon Jul 29 09:34:50 PDT 2002


Greg Schafer wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 08:05:19PM -0700, Timothy Bauscher wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 12:34:59PM +1000, Greg Schafer wrote:
>> > 
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2002/07/0414.html
>> 
>> > > 1. I'm a complete goofball.
>> 
>> True.
> 
> I disagree :)
> 
>> > > 2. bash-2.05b is broken.
>> 
>> Also true.
> 
> Agreed.
> 
>> Sorry, I already formatted the partition for the next
>> install :)
> 
> Check this out:-
> 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=154123&repeatmerged=yes
> 
> I just tried the test (ESC-O) in an xterm and the runaway process
> chewed up all CPU and ram and swap and almost sent my system into
> la-la land before I was able to kill the bash pid.
> 
> Greg

thats quite interesting cause my copy of bash-2.05b DOSNT segfault at-all 
;-)

am i the only person who can use bash-2.05b without issues?

/me is lucky

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Jay
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