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Re: Indy Documentation

To: Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@calypso.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Indy Documentation
From: Guido Guenther <agx@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 15:42:33 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0005130609590.1061-100000@calypso.engr.sgi.com>; from ulfc@calypso.engr.sgi.com on Sat, May 13, 2000 at 06:21:56AM -0700
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This looks very promising. Hopefully you'll be allowed to open the
X files to non sgi people ;)
 -- Guido

On Sat, May 13, 2000 at 06:21:56AM -0700, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have some happy news.  After writing up a 47-lines bash script that would
> search every IRIX machine at SGI in parallel I managed to find most of the
> Indy documentation in electronic form.  I tried about 6000 machines before I
> found anything, and it took me almost 9 hours of hard work.  The biggest
> problem I had was that I ran into the open file limit in Linux so I could only
> search 250 machines at the same time.  Why is it so?
> 
> This is the contents of the directory:
> 
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     427532 Sep 23  1998 dmux1.showcase
> dr--r--r--    2 guest    guest       4096 Sep 23  1998 gio64
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     413144 Sep 23  1998 hpc3.showcase
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     260096 Sep 23  1998 ioc.spec.frame
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     411688 Sep 23  1998 mc.showcase
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     217662 Sep 23  1998 pbus.doc
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     197632 Sep 23  1998 rb2.spec.frame
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     852059 Sep 23  1998 rex3.spec.ps
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     169984 Sep 23  1998 ro1.spec.frame
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     552960 Sep 23  1998 vc2.spec.frame
> dr--r--r--    2 guest    guest       4096 Sep 23  1998 vino
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     414720 Sep 23  1998 xmap9.spec.frame
> -r--r--r--    1 guest    guest     176437 Sep 23  1998 xmap9.spec.ps
> 
> I don't know if I will be allowed to distribute this, but it's at least a huge
> step from the paper documentation that we have now.  I'll convert it to
> postscript so that we can read it..
> 
> Cheers,
> Ulf
> 

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