[Dev-luatex] Memory allocation bugs?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Jan 2 11:46:04 CET 2012


Hi Vianney,

On 01/01/2012 01:14 PM, Vianney le Clément wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Recently, I have run into strange error messages using plain luatex. I
> have narrowed it down to some minimal examples shown below with their
> log. I have tried luatex provided by texlive 2011 and a build from the
> latest svn trunk. They work fine with pdftex. They also work fine
> (apart from luatex being unable to ship the huge page) when removing
> the \font\temp=... line in the loop. In case you wonder, my intent is
> not to put 10k lines on one page, it just simplifies the examples. I
> also get the errors when spreading out the text across multiple pages.

Thanks for the report.

This type of error in luatex comes up semi-regularly. Often, it is the
result of bad lua programming, but this one looks like a proper engine
bug. It will be hard to track down, but I will create a bug tracker item
and hopefully it will be fixed in the next release.

Best wishes,
Taco


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