[XeTeX] error: can't allocate region with xelatex

Hironobu Yamashita h.y.acetaminophen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 15:27:40 CET 2017

2017-02-01 13:59 GMT+09:00 Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp>:
> In r43113 in TeX Live SVN, I have changed texmfmp.c a little:
> in order to avoid the crash. The change must not give bad effects.
> It is not a fix but a stopgap for the problem.

I confirmed the fix after rebuild. Thank you.

2017-02-01 23:18 GMT+09:00 Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
>> $ echo x | xelatex \\showthe\\everyjob
> I was able to replicate it under TeX Live 2016 but only after de-duplicating the back-slashes.

You are right. On windows a back-slash don't need to be escaped.
The MWE I posted was for my Mac OS ;-)

Hironobu Yamashita

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