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Re: LilyPond can't engrave 16 pages of music

From: J Martin Rushton
Subject: Re: LilyPond can't engrave 16 pages of music
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 16:35:44 +0000
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Running on CentOS (aka RHEL) 7.6:


bash-4.2$ cat
\version "2.19.82"
 \time 4/4
 \repeat unfold 1000 { c4 d e f } % TEN PAGES of music
 \repeat unfold 1000 { f1 } % + SIX MORE PAGES of music
 \repeat unfold 1000 { c4 d e f } % BUT WHEN ADDING MORE PAGES, fail NOW
bash-4.2$ time lilypond
GNU LilyPond 2.19.80
Processing `'
error: program too old: 2.19.80 (file requires: 2.19.82)

Preprocessing graphical objects...
Finding the ideal number of pages...
Fitting music on 24 or 25 pages...
Drawing systems...
Layout output to `/tmp/lilypond-TOucyH'...
Converting to `X.pdf'...
Deleting `/tmp/lilypond-TOucyH'...
fatal error: failed files: ""

real    2m10.159s
user    2m7.242s
sys     0m1.472s
bash-4.2$ inxi
CPU: Dual Core Intel Core i3-4150 (-MT MCP-)
speed/min/max: 3500/800/3500 MHz Kernel: 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.x86_64 x86_64
Up: 47m Mem: 1790.0/7691.8 MiB (23.3%) Storage: 3.64 TiB (3.5% used)
Procs: 267 Shell: bash 4.2.46 inxi: 3.0.26


Regardless of the "fatal error" message, 3,000 bars of music were
written over 25 pages.  I suspect the message refers to the version

Peak memory usage according to Ganglia was 5.5GiB, no swap space consumed.

J Martin Rushton MBCS

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