[pdftex] infinite recursion in pdftex_fail

Angus Lees gus at switchonline.com.au
Mon Sep 24 12:37:00 CEST 2001

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 ;) 

not knowing anything about web2c or TeX internals, is it ok for  
pool_size to be greater than POOLMAX ?

(pool_size is 125000 in my debian/tetex texmf.cnf, POOLMAX is 65000 in
 pdftex's src/texk/web2c/mpware/dmp.c)

 - Gus

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