[tex-live] LuaTeX cygwin build
taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jun 11 19:08:24 CEST 2010
Ken Brown wrote:
> On 4/8/2010 8:31 AM, Élie Roux wrote:
>> If I test the LuaTeX 0.60 for mingw32 that I can get on
>> http://foundry.supelec.fr/gf/project/luatex/frs/, everything is doing
>> fine, but if I compile my own binary under cygwin, for documents using
>> a lot of big fonts, I easily run out of memory. I don't think it's a
>> big deal as I can use mingw32 binaries under cygwin without any
>> problem, but I think it would be worth documenting it for TeX Live's
>> cygwin distribution (if binaries are built under cygwin).
> Hi Élie,
> I'm returning to this old thread because I've just learned, as a result
> of discussions involving asymptote, that it is sometimes possible to
> increase the amount of memory available to a cygwin process.
> Instructions are at
> Do you want to try this and see if it helps? Alternatively, I would be
> glad to try it in TL2010 (pretest) if you send me detailed instructions.
It would be really interesting to me if someone could explain *why*
the cygwin binaries need more memory than either the mingw32 or the
native msvc builds.
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