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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] "deep-stack" option, declaration and build

From: Jim Ursetto
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] "deep-stack" option, declaration and build-mode
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 13:59:18 -0500

On Aug 1, 2012, at 7:07 AM, Felix wrote:

> Enabling this mode by default should IMHO be avoided, since runaway
> recursions (which is the usual reason for stack-exhaustion) will
> consume all available memory and thus may bring the machine to a halt.

I think it will hit the stack ulimit (probably 4-8MB) and segfault,
so there is no danger of exhaustion.


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