[Dev-luatex] mkiv/metapost torture test

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Feb 12 12:54:11 CET 2011

On 12-2-2011 11:27, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> I forced \stoptext around line 5688 since it consumes all the
> available memory (approximately 3 GB) and then takes forever to
> proceed any further. You can try to remove those 10 lines and try to
> compile the whole document in case it succeds.

all these bytes go into the tex parser and get tokenized (which takes 
mem) and then stringified again when passed to mp etc etc

how about using a temp file for > 5K data .. i can provide a function 
for reading that in directly

i'll play a bit more with it later


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