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Re: Heap error message from Octave 2.0.12

From: Mumit Khan
Subject: Re: Heap error message from Octave 2.0.12
Date: Sat, 16 May 1998 00:05:32 -0500

"John W. Eaton" <address@hidden> writes:
> On 14-May-1998, William D Kirby <address@hidden> wrote:
> | Using Octave 2.0.12 I'm starting to get an error message that reports:
> | 
> | "The heap has been split, CYGWIN can't fork this process. Increase the
> | heap_chunk_size in the registry and try again."
> | 
> | How do I set the chunk size?
> | 
> | I'm using NT v4.0.
> I don't know.  Perhaps it would be better to ask on one of the
> GNU-Win32 mailing lists?
> If you find out, please let me know.

The default heap_chunk_size is 4MB (or was, may have changed in b19), 
and for applications that fork, it's probably too small. Here's a
registry sample from Ron Parker that show to change it. Just it to
a file with extension .reg and double-click! Change it to something
higher and see what happens.


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[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cygnus Solutions\CYGWIN.DLL setup\b15.0]

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