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Re: Enlarge MAX_ALLOCA?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Enlarge MAX_ALLOCA?
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:10:24 +0300

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:13:47 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> >> 64kB feels arbitrary.  I cannot really think of an architecture where
> >> 64kB would be feasible and 128kB not.  ±32kB is a plausible offset for
> >> some architectures.
> >
> > This has nothing to do with machine architectures.
> > It's only related to the OS chosen size of the stack.
> It would be "only related to stack size" when there was a strictly
> limited number of alloca allocations in the whole call stack since the
> limit is per alloca, not per Emacs invocation.

I'm not sure I follow your reasoning.  Can you elaborate, please?

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