[metapost] independent variable overflow

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Sat Mar 25 17:53:57 CET 2006

Taco or anyone, is the "independent variables" setting controllable from
texmf.cnf or otherwise?  Nobre maxed out main_memory, but wrote me the

Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 14:41:58 +0000
From: "L. Nobre G." <lnobreg at gmail.com>


I changed main_memory but the "independent variables" overflowed at
the same number: 33554431.

One thing is for sure: the greater the number of macros, the greater
the risk of overflow. Ten years ago, I had very few macros, and the
same graphic i'm trying to run now, ran ok.


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