[pdftex] [Q:] max_dest_names definition in pdftex.ch

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Fri Sep 7 19:03:36 CEST 2001

* Ulrich G Wortmann <uliw at erdw.ethz.ch> writes:

> while trying to compile a large document with pdflatex, I've run
> into a problem with the

>          max_dest_names

> variabel, which is set in pdftex.ch

> The current value is 20000, which is approximatly 1/4 of the needed
> value. Is there any reason not to increase this variable, and is
> there a way to play with this value without recompiling the whole
> tetex thing?

Yes with the latest version based on web2c. It has been turned into a
variable that you can set either in texmf.cnf or in your environment.

% These are pdftex-specific.
obj_tab_size = 200000 % PDF objects
dest_names_size=300000 % destinations


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