Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at
Tue May 14 23:30:09 CEST 2019

Dear Keno,

On Tue, 14 May 2019 at 23:03, Keno Wehr wrote:
> Patgen 2.4 (TeX Live 2019) has some problems with huge input lists.
> I have a input list with over 11.000.000 entries, which I need to
> prepare new hyphenation patterns for classical Latin, a heavily
> inflected language.
> The percentages output by patgen during the run are erroneous. The sum
> of good and missed hyphens should be 100 %, but this is not the case.
> Even negative percentages occur.
> Furthermore, patgen aborts in the seventh run with a "PATGEN capacity
> exceeded" message.
> The patgen logs of the first and the seventh run are attached.
> Is it possible to adapt patgen for such huge lists?

There was a nice talk two weeks ago:
but the author might need a push to publish the slides sooner :)

The talk listed all patgen "rewrites" that would probably get the task
done. One example includes, and
Ryszard wrote his own implementation in Python as well. (Further
options were listed in the talk)


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