[tex-live] pattern memory size

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jul 8 00:55:48 CEST 2005

Karl Berry wrote:
>     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
> 262143.
> Ah, maybe changing the @d ssup_trie_size in tex.ch is all that's needed?
> The implications aren't immediately apparent to me ...

You need to do both, because anything larger than ssup_trie_size is
automatically downgraded during the executable's initialization phase.


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