[texhax] Enlarging TeX

Walt Burkhard burkhard at yew.ucsd.edu
Thu Sep 18 18:15:15 CEST 2003

I am using pdftex with the context supp-pdf macros to create a pdf file from a tex file 
containing metapost eps files.  All is well until I try pdftex on a file containing a 
very large (the curve.64 file is 103423 bytes in size) metapost eps file.  The .log message 
is at the end of this note.  If I simply delete this one file from consideration, all is well.

My question is where can I read about "enlarging" tex or more directly how do I 
accomplish this?

Many thanks in advance. 

Walt Burkhard

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-1.00b-pretest-20020211 (Web2C 7.3.7x) (format=pdftex 2003.2.8)  18 SEP 2003 17:04
loading : Context Support Macros / PDF
)) [MP to PDF curve.2] (./curve.2) [MP to PDF curve.4] (./curve.4)
[MP to PDF curve.8] (./curve.8) [1{/usr/TeX/texmf-var/dvips/config/pdftex.map}]
(./curve.c) (./curve.data) [2] (./what) [3] [MP to PDF curve.16] (./curve.16)
[MP to PDF curve.32] (./curve.32) [MP to PDF curve.64] (./curve.64
! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=5000].
\setMPargument ...\the \nofMParguments \endcsname 
                                                  {\do #1}
\handleMPsequence ...e `#1=0 \setMPargument {#1#2}
                                                  \else \def \somestring {#1...
l.1627 43.4288 
               134.85764 lineto
If you really absolutely need more capacity,
you can ask a wizard to enlarge me.

!  ==> Fatal error occurred, the output PDF file not finished!

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