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Re: kill_task(task_id())

Jay Carlson writes:
> > Of course, they can still do any of the following:
> >	suspend($maxint)
> >	while (1) endwhile
> >	x = "x"; while (1) x = x + x; endwhile
> > any of which will do just as much damage as calling kill_task(task_id())...
> That last one will do a lot more damage.

Actually, in my experience, it tends to run out of seconds long before it could
run you out of virtual memory.  With a little more care, though...



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