Re: [9fans] Google search of the day - Plan9

This is a discussion on Re: [9fans] Google search of the day - Plan9 ; On Wed Feb 13 18:32:19 EST 2008, pietro10@mac.com wrote: > In most /bin/sh variants (I'm not sure about original): > > ){:|:};: > > Quick denial of service. > iirc, there were not functions in the orginal. - erik...

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  1. Re: [9fans] Google search of the day

    On Wed Feb 13 18:32:19 EST 2008, pietro10@mac.com wrote:
    > In most /bin/sh variants (I'm not sure about original):
    >
    > ){:|:};:
    >
    > Quick denial of service.
    >



    iirc, there were not functions in the orginal.

    - erik

  2. Re: [9fans] Google search of the day

    So I think only in bash.

    How it works?

    http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/underst...ash-fork-bomb/

    It does use ){ :|: &};:, but I have tried ){:|:};: and it worked.

    On Feb 13, 2008, at 6:41 PM, erik quanstrom wrote:

    > On Wed Feb 13 18:32:19 EST 2008, pietro10@mac.com wrote:
    >> In most /bin/sh variants (I'm not sure about original):
    >>
    >> ){:|:};:
    >>
    >> Quick denial of service.
    >>

    >
    >
    > iirc, there were not functions in the orginal.
    >
    > - erik



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