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Date: 2005-05-24 (01:10)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlopt stack overflowing
On Monday 23 May 2005 23:45, Richard Jones wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2005 at 10:06:59PM +0100, Jon Harrop wrote:
> > I've got a problem with ocamlopt stack overflowing on some generated
> > OCaml source (one 1,227-line function, 288kB of source). Any ideas what
> > the cause is?
> >
> > I suspect that compiling the OCaml distribution from source and using
> > ocamlopt.opt will do the trick otherwise.
> We've seen this before (on Windows) and the solution was
> export OCAMLRUNPARAM=l=16M
> (for reasons which I forget now, we were using the bytecode ocamlopt,
> not ocamlopt.opt).

It turns out that ocamlopt.opt segfaults on some of this code so I'm using 
your (better!) solution instead. Thank you. :-)

Incidentally, should that be "CAMLRUNPARAM" instead of "OCAMLRUNPARAM"?

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
Objective CAML for Scientists