[metapost] independent variable overflow
taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Mar 26 09:34:31 CEST 2006
Karl Berry wrote:
> I changed main_memory but the "independent variables" overflowed at
> the same number: 33554431.
You cannot change this limit. The value can also be written as
2^25-1, and that is as high as it can get.
> 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.
Try making some of your numerics into internals (newinternal), that
should help some. I'll think about ways to 'fix' this limit.
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