Re: was Netscape Communicator: now programs that will crash your LInux box
> On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, James D. Freels wrote:
> > There is another program that will crash your Linux box: wordIMperfect.
> > Yes I'm talking about the native Linux wordIMperfect. For example try
> > paging through a document that has alot of EPS graphics figures. If
> > you do it "too fast", it will crash your system. There are other ways
> > to do it also, some I don't know how to repeat.
> This might be a libc problem. That seems to have been the problem
> with Netscape Communicator. Graphic intensive pages seemed to be
> one of it's first noticed crash and reboot sequences.
A libc, netscape, WordPerfect problem should _NEVER_ crash linux itself.
(for the kernel, libc is just a part any application like netscape/gcc,etc,
so bugs in libc should, just like bugs in netscape, not crash linux).
Do you guys really mean crashing linux, as in a solid system crash, not
be able to telnet into your mashine, etc? Or just a sigseg of
> > Today, I just discovered StarOffice. I can already tell it is much
> > better than wordIMperfect. Plus, you have all the other tools. Now
> > if I could just find the documentation so I could learn how to use
> > it...
> As I understand it, the english documentation is not yet completed.
> You could learn another language or two ;-)
I speak Dutch, that's similar to German, but not enough to be able
to read it -- Yes, I've had German at school, and maybe enghough to be
able to read the documentation in emergencies, but not while I still
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