Is this a bug?

Alan Jeffrey
Thu, 04 Jun 1998 09:55:37 -0500

Rebecca and Rowland wrote:
> Is it
> a bug with fontinst or something else?  I've done \latinfamily{pck}{} with
> an earlier version of fontinst 1.6 and had no trouble.


> (pckr8r.mtx) (:TeX-inputs:za finst:latin.mtx
> Runaway definition?
> ->\k \r-B \-18 \k \r-D \-45 \k \r-F \-73 \k \r-G \-18 \k \r-J \ETC.
> ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [mem_max=200000].

Probably not a bug.  The expert fonts contain a lot more kerning info
than just the regular fonts.  Chances are TeX really is running out of
memory here.