[tex-k] (fwd) bug report on omega

Thomas Esser te@informatik.uni-hannover.de
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 14:09:01 +0200

I am just forwarding the following bugreport from Rodney Sparapani. I
remember taht I had the same or a similar problem when I tried to compile
omega on a Solaris machine using the system's lex (instead of GNU flex).

Any idea to fix this?


> Everything compiles fine on Solaris 8 with GCC 3.0.4 until I get to
> texk/web2c/omegafonts/pl.l  Then, I get the error:
> "./pl.l":line 182: Error: Parse tree too big
> Try using %e num
> So, I tried adding the line "%e5000" which generates the error:
> "pl.l":line 458: Error: Too many positions
> Try using %p num
> So, I also add "%p5000", but I still get an error:
> "pl.l":line 459: Error: Too many positions
> 2251/5000 nodes(%e), 5000/5000 positions(%p), 452/500 (%n), 1555
> transitions,
> 133/10000 packed char classes(%k),  903/2000 packed transitions(%a),
> 0/3000 output slots(%o)
> I've used lex before, but I really don't understand what this file does
> so I can't get any farther.