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Re: Sub-shell (ctrl-o) behavior

Subject: Re: Sub-shell (ctrl-o) behavior
From: Leonard den Ottolander
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 23:25:44 +0200
Hi Matt,

On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 19:19, GiveMeFish Lists wrote:
> However, I am unclear what is meant by "it leaves stale shell 
> processes".  Are there any potential serious consequences?

Stale processes use up PIDs and memory. If you reboot your machine
regularly this is not much of an issue (not sure how many toggles you'd
need to run out of resources). If you want it to run for months on end
it is.

Leonard.

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mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research


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