[tex-live] issue with input stack size

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 21:57:56 CEST 2010

2010/10/14 Pablo Rodríguez <oinos at web.de>:
> Hi there,
> I'm composing a presentation and for some weird reason I get the following
> error when I mark a text with \textit{} (\textbf{} is not problematic,
> though):
>    TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000].
> I added "stack_size = 10000" to /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf.cnf.
Are you sure that _all_ braces in your document are properly paired?

> I generated all format files invoking "fmtutil-sys --all" and format file
> generation seemed to be OK.
> But when I compile the presentation (either with LuaLaTeX or with XeLaTeX),
> I get the same error as above.
> My question is how can I increase the input stack size? (What I did seems to
> be useless.)
> Thanks for your help,
> Pablo

Zdeněk Wagner

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