[NTG-context] Variable instance identifiers exhausted

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Sep 18 09:11:23 CEST 2018

> On 17 Sep 2018, at 21:17, Fabrice L <fabrice.alpha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear List,
> I’m running into a problem in Metapost (using Context of course!)
> creating (I think) too many objects; I got this error message:
> variable instance identifiers exhausted

The max value for that is 2^31, or about 2 billion (and some change).
Are you sure you do not have an eternal loop in your source?

Best wishes,

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