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Re: /bin/ls is impure!

On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 01:35:28PM -0500, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 11:00:31AM -0500, David Starner wrote:
> > Interesting. It just starts mallocing more and more memory, increasing
> > by 4 bytes at a time. gdb worked, but man wasn't happy, and neither
> > was top.
> Weird, man works fine here. It checks the real window size with ioctl()
> before checking $COLUMNS - even if you set $MANWIDTH, though, which is
> checked first of all, it's fine. Perhaps it's your pager?

Oh yeah, I've seen things hang now, but still in the pager. less gets
really upset.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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