Subject: cc infinite loop?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 02/10/2005 22:39:53
Just today, I booted a 2.0 machine single-user. (In case it matters,
it's a SPARCstation LX.) Forgetting I had not mounted anything
read/write, I tried to compile something.
Rather than giving me an error (I'd expect an EROFS for some filename
or other), it simply went into an infinite loop. Some fifteen minutes
later I twigged to it, killed it, remounted stuff read/write, and reran
the compile, which then finished in a reasonable amount of time.
An infinite loop seems to me like one of the worst possible behaviours
under such circumstances. Surely this isn't how it's supposed to act.
Worth a PR, maybe?
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