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Re: Enlarge MAX_ALLOCA?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Enlarge MAX_ALLOCA?
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:50:08 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:43:10 -0400
> So I think the way to go is the following:
> - see if we can allocate this area less frequently (e.g. if it's for
>   handling compositions, it seems like it shouldn't be needed in your
>   cases where you encode file names (or do your file names have parts
>   that require compositions?)).  I.e. delay the allocation to when we
>   really need it.
> - try to reduce the size of this area.
> - if the above two is not sufficient, try and just use plain `alloca'
>   (tho the "delay allocation" part above might make it
>   difficult/impossible to use alloca).

I went for the last one first, let's see what happens.

> > Strange thing is, this only happens on 1 of 3 systems I use regularly,
> > which all have almost identical setup.
> Try to put him closer to the other 2 systems, so he'll feel ashamed.

One of them is as close to it as close can be: they are 2 boxes
standing right next to each other.  I saw no signs of shame.

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