[pdftex] Max. values for font_max and font_mem_size?

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Sat Aug 3 23:32:08 CEST 2002

* Heiko Oberdiek <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de> writes:

> Hello, what are the reasons for limit the values of font_max and
> font_mem_size.  I could increase these values by setting them as
> environment variables: export font_max=2000 export
> font_mem_size=1000000 But any larger value is reset to the maximal
> value above?

Because of these params in tex.ch :

@d max_font_max=2000 {maximum number of internal fonts; this can be
                      increased, but |hash_size+max_font_max|
                      should not exceed 29000.}
@!inf_font_mem_size = 20000;
@!sup_font_mem_size = 1000000;


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