[tex-live] pattern memory size

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Thu Jul 7 23:52:45 CEST 2005

    I do not believe there is a reason why it cannot be
    enlarged (up to the same value of max_halfword even).

That's what I thought too, but when I tried increasing the value in
texmf.cnf to 362,000, it still ran out of memory, reporting the max was

Ah, maybe changing the @d ssup_trie_size in tex.ch is all that's needed?
The implications aren't immediately apparent to me ...


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