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Re: Avoid C stack overflow

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Avoid C stack overflow
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:02:42 -0700
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
"the right thing" is to signal an error and throw to top level,
isn't it?  If so, is it safe to do that from a signal handler?

Probably not. Perhaps we could engineer our way around that issue, but it sounds like it'd be more trouble than it's worth. (A problem I fear that's shared by the other proposals in this thread....)

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