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Re: Is this a bug?

Rebecca and Rowland writes:
 > (If you're using OzTeX, you can increase any of TeX's memory parameters by
 > changing the appropriate number in the config file; I set mem_top and
 > mem_max to 400000 and it seems happy.  No need to ensure you've got a
just like Unix web2c, then

 > particular version of anything; vptovf and pltotf are big enough too.  Just
 > to have a pointless dig at Sebastian: why you lot insist on using that
 > awkward-to-use Unix beats me.)

i find it hard to believe that Andrew has made the sizes in vptovf
dynamic. you probably just haven't hit one of the pathologically kerned
fonts yet

 > Firstly, that fontinst seemed to be running something like 1/5 of the speed
 > I'd seen previously.  Have the recent modifications slowed it down, or
 > should I look for another cause?
its age. fontinst was at its peak at the same time as Gascoigne. years of
alcohol abuse and associating with low lifes.