[NTG-context] 620 pages limit?

Steffen Wolfrum context at st.estfiles.de
Tue Mar 15 17:11:58 CET 2011


Am 15.03.2011 um 16:35 schrieb Taco Hoekwater:

> On 03/15/2011 03:44 PM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
>> 
>> Am 15.03.2011 um 11:27 schrieb Steffen Wolfrum:
>> 
>>> 
>>> Am 15.03.2011 um 10:07 schrieb Vnpenguin:
>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 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)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Maybe luatex of Linux 64bit is out-of-date ?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Just update luatex to beta-0.66.0-2011031509 (rev 4090) and now I got
>>>> 5000-pages PDF :)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I also updated now [got beta-0.66.0-2011031511 (rev 4090)]
>>> but still my project gives a PANIC!
>>> 
>>> I'll try now to boil down a minimal example out of my chapters ...
>> 
>> 
>> Four hours later:
>> Still I do not have a "minimal" example. But I think I have an idea what might be the problem:
>> The number of footnotes seems to have an impact.
>> I boiled it down to a version of my project where just a little additional note causes PANIC.
>> Adding another page of text or a sectioning heading or anything else is fine.
>> 
>> Does this help further finding the bug?
> 
> Not really, sorry. Unless the problem gets worse if you add extra footnotes earlier?
> 
>> Does it make sense to have compare both tuc files (the last working and the first buggy)?
> 
> Probably not.



It is really hard to seek for a minimal example if you don't know what could be the crucial point.

Isn't the bug maybe triggered by simple limits that my projects hurts?
Like total number of footnotes (about 4000),
size of TUC file (3MB),
number of lines in TUC file (104184)?

Steffen


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