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Re: ls Question + bug?

* Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) (03-04-01 11:30 +0100)
>> From: cygwin-owner at cygwin dot com [mailto:cygwin-owner at cygwin dot com]On Behalf
>> Of Thorsten Kampe
>>> Really soon -> a dead computer. (Powercycling is all that works
>> after that)
>> Your computer cannot be more dead than Windows 98 already is. Using an
>> Operating System would you give something like "maximum recursion
>> limit exceeded".
>  ;-) as I see it any MS generated "OS" has strange limitations/obscurities,
> the above is an obvious one in W98.
>  Remember where it all began; "Quick And Dirty Dos" -> very few changes ->
> "MS-DOS 1.0".

NT 4, 5 ("2000"), 5.1 ("XP") and now 5.2 ("Server 2003") have a stable 
kernel that doesn't have its roots in DOS.

> IMO the sense of it is still there, even in NT. Can't tell about XP - but I
> would be surprised if the changes were that many.

XP is the first rocksolid Windows OS.

> I've been running _well known_ applications on NT that misbehaved every day.

But they didn't normally crush the whole system.

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