[NTG-context] bib module in pdftex and luatex

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Dec 21 16:56:04 CET 2007



Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2007, at 2:37 PM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 
>> Just to be complete: In general, the answer to that is "yes", even for
>> mkiv.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>> Taco
>>
> 
> Hmm, okay, thanks, Taco. Any rule of thumb for just how big is too big? 

Depends on your texmf.cnf. IIRC, I have twenty or so csnames per
entry, and the baseline for mkii is a bit over 40.000 csnames,
so you need about

    40.000 + 20 * (numberofentries)

> And what do people do in cases like this? One of the wonderful  

Increase hash_extra, as Hans said. There is (virtuallly) no limit
to that.

Best wishes,
Taco



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