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

Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Tue Mar 20 19:59:44 CET 2012

On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 16:57 +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> Older TeX engines had hard memory limit, so in case of such
> "syntactical" errors the engine would consume all its allocated memory
> and die (with a misleading error message), LuaTeX dynamically allocates
> memory (for good reasons) so it won't stop before consuming all your
> available memory, its the responsibility of an operating system to
> prevent such a faulty application from taking the whole system down.

I'd be very interested in seeing the operating system memory manager's
algorithm that could do such a remarkable thing.

Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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