in reply to one-liner hogs

Probably a bit late now, but

perl -e'print "a".."ZZZZZZZZZZZZ"'
will drop a Linux box most times. It's deceptive too. You get just enough time to say "That's stupid, it didn't work at all" and then it bites... :)

I didn't believe in evil until I dated it.

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(tye)Re3: one-liner hogs
by tye (Sage) on Feb 01, 2001 at 21:01 UTC

    Nice. I like it! ++jepri. I couldn't help golfing it down to:

    perl -e"@_=a..z.~0"
            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")
Re: Re: one-liner hogs
by $code or die (Deacon) on Feb 01, 2001 at 23:09 UTC
    I like it, it maxed out both my CPU and memory more than some of the others. Oops.. wasn't I meant to try? =)