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Date: 2009-11-30 (15:26)
From: Christophe Raffalli <christophe.raffalli@u...>
Subject: Stack size on OS X


It seems that the problem of stack size is still not solved in OS X (limited to 8Mo by default and
hard limit in the kernel to 64Mo with ulimit -s 64000). My unison is still crashing on
very big changes ...

However, I stumbled on this pdf


(This is the first hit on google with "increasing stack size on OS X")

which explain how to use -stack-addr and -stack-size in the gnu linker to change the stack address
and size.

Did anyone try this on OS X for OCaml program ?

I think stack limitation, for a functional program is not good and it is even worse when the limit
depends upon the platform.


Christophe Raffalli
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