[pdftex] infinite recursion in pdftex_fail
gus at switchonline.com.au
Fri Oct 5 15:46:07 CEST 2001
On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 01:45:57PM +0200, Martin Schr?der wrote:
> On 2001-09-24 11:37:00 +1000, Angus Lees wrote:
> > just looking at utils.c:
> > pdftex_fail calls tex_printf
> > tex_printf calls maketexstring
> > maketexstring calls check_buf (a macro)
> > check_buf calls pdftex_fail if the check fails
> > and so on..
> > i've even got a core dump to prove it ;)
> Interesting. How did you provoke this error?
> I think I have a fix.
i included a largish (about 12 pages) pdf (using pdfpages) into an
already fairly complex ~100 page LaTeX document.
i had pool_size set to 125000. i increased it (to 500000) and the
pdflatex run worked fine. the log mentioned i had used ~130000.
i presume i had simply run out of "pool".
(pdfTeX (Web2C 184.108.40.206) 3.14159-1.00a-pretest-20010806)
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