Subject: Re: Replacement for grep(1) (part 2)
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Matthew Dillon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/13/1999 14:56:52
:On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 14:27:54 -0700 (PDT) 
: Matthew Dillon <> wrote:
: >     You are assuming that the situation actually occurs.  In real life,
: >     it will not occur unless the critical server is running away with
: >     memory.
: > 
: >     I have never, ever run one of BEST's servers out of swap.  It has never
: >     been an issue.
:In BEST's critical servers, maybe that's true.  But applying your experience
:at BEST to the wide range of UNIX users is ... a bit ridiculous, I think :-)
:        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

    Jason, I am using real life situations to demonstrate my point.  You are
    perfectly welcome to use your own REAL-LIFE situations to demonstrate 
    yours.  It is the real-life application that matters, not a worst-case
    nightmare theory.  No engineer designs systems based on nightmare 

					Matthew Dillon