[luatex] [NTG-context] Itemize without page break

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Mar 20 16:02:35 CET 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 08:21:35AM +0100, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> Am 20.03.2012 um 06:49 schrieb Kip Warner:
> > On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 06:46 +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> >> TeX has it’s problem with certain errors, accept it.
> > 
> > It is not a problem with the program raising an error, it was how it
> > went about doing it. It should not have to take down the entire
> > operating system to indicate to the user that there was a non-intuitive
> > syntactical error in typesetting.
> I also agree that a segfault is not an acceptable behavior of a
> program, regardless of the input (unless you are doing low level
> stuff). But it is not clear if this is a problem on the ConTeXt side
> or the LuaTeX side.

It did not segfault, it just consumed all available memory :) A sane
operating system wouldn't allow any program to do this (mine is not
sane, I know, but luatex is hardly the only program that does this to


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