Tricky Deleting

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Mar 9 10:23:49 MST 2005


On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 08:30:37AM -0700, Corey Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 06:35 -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> > The number of times rm is invoked is a function of the maximum command
> > line length divided by the typical file path length. Researching the
> > maximum command line length will be left as an exercise for the
> > student.
> 
> The equation for maximum line length:
> 
> Avogadro's cmd line constant - how long you've been working
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>             how urgently you need the script
> 
> Let's say you've been working on a script for two hours (120 minutes)
> and you'd rate it the 5th highest priority item on your schedule. That
> means you are allowed:
> 
>         8192 - 120
>         ----------  = 1614 characters
>             5
> 
> Now, wasn't that simple?
> 
> Corey
> 


Obviously Corey is a manager, not an engineer.

:-)


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