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bug#31549: 25.3; bytecompile fails with eval-when-compile


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#31549: 25.3; bytecompile fails with eval-when-compile
Date: Wed, 23 May 2018 18:08:57 +0300

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> > (byte-compile `(eval-when-compile (list ,@(make-list 2047 0))))
> >
> > Evaluating the form above, emacs (with -Q option) reports
> >   Error: Memory exhausted--use C-x s then exit and restart Emacs
> > in *Compile-Log* buffer.
> > The returned value of the form is t.
> 
> The error is coming from exec_byte_code:
> 
>   if (MAX_ALLOCA / word_size <= XFASTINT (maxdepth))
>     memory_full (SIZE_MAX);

You mean, in expansion of SAFE_ALLOCA_LISP_EXTRA?

> It's more like a Lisp stack overflow than a memory exhausted situation
> though, hardly calls for restarting Emacs.  Perhaps the byte compiler
> should refuse to compile such a large expression?

How about simply signaling a special error instead of memory_full?
Something like

  error ("Lisp stack overflow");





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