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Re: 1.3.13 bug with arguments for "ls *" etc. where * is >900 chars

On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 09:57:26AM -0500, Willis, Matthew wrote:
>I reported a strange hang with nt4 yesterday and have more information on
>how to replicate. Basically, long command line globs seem to cause the
>system to get locked up at 100%. The following can replicate
>mkdir tmp; cd tmp
>for k in 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 a b c d e f
>  for j in 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 a b c d e f 
>  do 
>     touch $j.$k
>  done
>Now, when I do 
>ls *                           - this hangs (ctrl-c to get out)
>ls [0-9a-f].[0-9a-f]       - this hangs too 
>ls [0-9a-e].[0-9a-e]      - but this works fine

I have no problem whatsoever with this.

>My cygcheck.out is attached to a post I made yesterday.

And it reveals that you have an old version of the DLL and have two
versions of the DLL in your path, one in C:\WINNT\System32\cygwin1.dll,
which setup.exe should have warned you about.  Putting the DLL there is
something that we've repeatedly stressed is a bad idea (tm).

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