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Re: stack overflow limit

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: stack overflow limit
Date: Wed, 04 May 2011 15:51:22 -0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Not a request or a suggestion.  I'm just wondering about the stack size limit
> (e.g. for regexp search, search.c).
> Would it make sense to make it any bigger, given that machines
> nowadays are more powerful and have more memory, or do you consider
> that pretty much all such stack overflows (e.g. for regexp matching)
> are just due to poorly chosen regexps?

IIRC this depends on the OS stack size, which hasn't grown nearly as
fast as hardware resources.


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