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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.

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

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