[opensource] Meeting [12/4]: Abusing the Unix Shell

richard hornsby me at rhornsby.org
Tue Dec 2 22:26:34 EST 2008


> whatis Santa
rhornsby at tinman:~$ whatis Santa
Santa: nothing appropriate.

Eliza, is that you?

Some limited amount of exploring how the same command responds
*entirely* differently depending on the system might be interesting.
The specific example I'm thinking of is 'killall
[anyprocessnamewilldo]' on a Solaris box.  I'm sure there are others.

-rj


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