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    SubjectRe: sysconf (was Re: RLIM_INFINITY inconsistency between archs)


    On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > sysconf() routine will look like
    >
    > int ngroups = sys_return_NGROUPS();
    > if (ngroups < 0)
    > ngroups = 32; /* Or whatever */
    > return ngroups;
    >
    > Does anybody really think that the above is beatiful? Multiply the above
    > by every single new thing that some deranged POSIX.76c standard comes up
    > with, and it's obviously crap.

    <wry>
    GNU in Not UNIX. Apparently, posession of taste had been deemed too
    UNIXish, so out it went...
    </wry>


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