[l2h] l2h sometimes hangs in "Converting image #nnnn" on large files under cygwin

Jean-Pierre Chrétien jeanpierre.chretien at free.fr
Tue Feb 1 08:41:49 CET 2011

Nasser M. Abbasi a écrit :
> I am not sure if this is a cygwin/perl problem or l2h.
> But sometimes I noticed that when I run l2h on large document which causes
> hundreds of images to be generated (equations, symbols, etc...), then
> I noticed l2h hands on
> .....
> Converting image #665
> Converting image #652
> Converting image #519
> Converting image #776  <----- hangs after here
> no more output seen on the console. I can wait an hr and nothing
> happens.  Have to do ^C and then I see message saying
> "Latex2html shutting down...."
> This does not seem to happen all the time.
> Not sure how to go about finding what is the problem.

I remember having saturated my swap space with big documents, you might check 
your memory use before stopping l2h.


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