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Re: Huge file adventure (+patch)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Huge file adventure (+patch)
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:07:48 +0300

> Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:47:26 +0400
> From: Dmitry Antipov <address@hidden>
> Recently I have got installed 16GB RAM in my laptop and, of course,
> have tried to open 8GB ASCII text file to see what happens (now it's
> just 1/2 of RAM, so why not?). After opening, I did some editing,
> then wait for auto-save and ... got "Memory exhausted" message. Short
> investigation quickly shows that I need ... 24GB of RAM to handle
> such a file :-(. Here is why:

Thanks for testing.  Just 2.5 years ago Emacs would crash and burn
with any file larger than 2GB, instead of erroring out due to
insufficient VM.

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