[NTG-pdftex] ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=6000].

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Jun 2 14:15:42 CEST 2008


2008/6/2 Vit Zyka <vit.zyka at gmail.com>:
> Interesting is that texmf.cnf sets (TL 07):
>   stack_size               =    5000
>   stack_size.context       =   10000
> so I was curious why pdftex (tested on 1.40.5 and the current 1.40.8) is
> writting about 6000. It seems to me it simply cuts down the number
> greater then 6000.

Yes; sup_param_size is limited to 6000 in tex.ch :-}

Karl & Taco, any reason to not set this to something quite larger (say
32767) in tex.ch?

Best
   Martin


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