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Re: Re: one-liner hogs

by rlk (Pilgrim)
on Feb 01, 2001 at 05:04 UTC ( #55623=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: one-liner hogs
in thread one-liner hogs

A finite variation might be more useful. I ran perl -e 'for (1..100) { fork }' on my 450MHz / 128 MB Linux box a while back. It ground more or less to a halt for about 20 minutes or so, and then it was fine again. Just remember, the number of processes forked is exponential!

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