[pdftex] utils.c -- pool overflow when reporting pool overflow

Angus Lees gus at switchonline.com.au
Tue Nov 13 13:57:00 CET 2001

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 06:33:55PM +0100, Olaf Weber wrote:
> When working with largish inputs, pdfTeX can run into a pool
> overflow.  Unfortunately, the pdftex_fail routine will itself try to
> allocate more strings in the pool, resulting in an endless loop.

i pointed this out in september

martin schroeder had a patch, which i wasn't able to conclusively test.

 - Gus

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