bash bug - or what?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon Feb 4 15:47:32 UTC 2008

>> it looks like echo'ed data is kept in bash memory
> I think that's the way it should be, because sort needs the whole output of 
> the loop before it can begin sorting.
i mean BASH takes memory, not sort.

sort take 512MB RAM +temp files as i wanted through -S 512m

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