I'm fascinated by bizarre bug stories.
This one (retold by my ex-Linden-Lab-colleague Mark Ferlatte) happened in the mid-2000s.
The chain of decisions that made this possible could make a book-sized history of computing.
But if you only take one lesson: please, validate your inputs.
@kaniini @yoz Deleting boot.ini is a good one as well https://www.eveonline.com/article/about-the-boot.ini-issue/
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