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From: brogoff@s...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] stack overflow
The most likely explanation is that you created a very large list, say of 
length over 50_000, and tried to apply some non-tail-recursive operation to it, 
perhaps even implicitly. There was a very recent thread on this topic. 

The second explanation is that you wrote some (non-tail) recursive function 
and it blew the stack. 

If you switch to the bytecode compiler and run with stack trace, you'll find out 
pretty quickly. 

-- Brian

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Yang Shouxun wrote:

> Dear OCaml users,
> I've written a modified version of C4.5 program in OCaml. However, when the 
> input is big, say over 50000, the program (native code on Debian) died for 
> stack overflow. Otherwise, it runs as expected.
> Can anybody explain possible reasons causing stack overflow in OCaml?
> Thanks for your time!
> shouxun
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