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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 08:40:11 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Rob Landley <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
Subject: Re: Regression: commit da029c11e6b1 broke toybox xargs.

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 9:28 PM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> Behavior changed. Things that test particular limits will get different
> results. That's not breakage.
> Did an actual user application or script break?

Ahh. I should have read that email more carefully. If xargs broke,
that _will_ break actual scripts, yes. Do you actually set the stack
limit to insane values? Anybody using toybox really shouldn't be doing
32MB stacks.

So I still do wonder if this actually breaks anything real, or just a
test-suite or something?


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