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Re: /bin/ls is impure!

Norbert Veber <nveber@debian.org> writes:

> --> Now run ls.

Wow!  That's really, really cool!

It's a purity package problem.  It's messing around with stty settings

Script started on Wed Sep 19 12:24:51 2001
[12:24:51] wesley:~ $ stty -a
speed 38400 baud; rows 25; columns 80; line = 0;


[12:24:53] wesley:~ $ purity nerd
			The East Campus Nerd Test


[12:24:58] wesley:~ $ sty ty -a
speed 38400 baud; rows 63753; columns 49151; line = 0;


Anything which tries to play with the screen afterwards will probably
use lots of ram, after trying to allocate a REALLY BIG SCREEN.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
If you don't do the things that are not worth doing, who will?

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