[NTG-context] 620 pages limit?

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Mon Mar 14 23:00:23 CET 2011


On Mon, 14 Mar 2011, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> Am 14.03.2011 um 19:51 schrieb Vnpenguin:
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 18:02, luigi scarso <luigi.scarso at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> >>> On 03/14/2011 05:08 PM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> in December we had 4000 pages limit, now I only reach 700 pages
> >>>> limit:
> >>>>
> >>>> pages>  flushing realpage 615, userpage 619
> >>>> pages>  flushing realpage 616, userpage 620
> >>>> PANIC: unprotected error in call to Lua API (stack overflow (out of stack
> >>>> space))
> >>>>
> >>>> mtx-context     | fatal error: return code: 1
> >>>>
> >>>> It's a book wih 7 chapters, each of it run fine. Only typesetting the
> >>>> entire project (not even with TOC) gives this error.
> >>>> Is there help?
> >>>
> >>> That is clearly a bug somewhere, but it needs a minimal
> >>> demonstration file from you. A simple
> >>>
> >>>  \dorecurse{5000} {\input knuth \page }
> >>>
> >>> does not trigger it.
> >>>
> >>> Best wishes,
> >>> Taco
> >>
> >> Not here:
> >> \starttext
> >> \dorecurse{5000} {\input knuth \page }
> >> \stoptext
> >> pages           > flushing realpage 3987, userpage 3987
> >> PANIC: unprotected error in call to Lua API (stack overflow (out of
> >> stack space))
> >>
> >> mtx-context     | fatal error: return code: 1
> >> with latest minimals.
> >
> > I have exactely same error as you on Linux x86_64 CentOS , luatex
> > beta-0.65.0-2010121316
> >
> > However on my Windows XP (always with Minimals distro) I can compile
> > without error. On Windows I have :
> > E:\User\xxx\tex>luatex --version
> > This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.66.0-2011021923 (Web2C 2010) (rev 4086)
>
> By manually updating luatex (on Mac) we got more pages (722 now!), but
> when adding the TOC there is PANIC:
>
> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.66.0-2011031421 (rev 4090)
>  \write18 enabled.
> ConTeXt  ver: 2011.02.25 22:03 MKIV
> ...
> pages           > flushing realpage 645, userpage 649
> PANIC: unprotected error in call to Lua API (stack overflow (out of stack space))
> ...
> mtx-context     | fatal error: return code: 1

seems it's still the bug reported last year:

  Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 20:12:56 +0100
  From: Marco Pessotto <melmothx at gmail.com>
  To: ntg-context at ntg.nl
  Subject: [NTG-context] 4000 pages limit?

works fine here with luatex beta-0.66.0-2011031422.

Regards, Hartmut


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