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Re: Big strings => panic

At 11:53 AM 4/19/96 PDT, Matthew Sanderson wrote:
>It seems MOO server 1.7.8p4 panics when a string gets extremely long (I'm
>not sure exactly how long, but I would guess LONG long).
>Code something like:
>foo = " ";
>  foo = foo + foo;
>  $command_utils:suspend_if_needed(0);
>will panic the MOO.
>I've seen this happen both on an HP 9000 and on a SPARCstation 20, both
>running sysVr4.
>I don't know if this has been fixed in 1.8.0. Spose I should have posted
>this before now... <shrug>
>For what it's worth...

It's called running out of memory.  1.8.0 doesn't give your machine more
memory, so I don't think it has been 'fixed'. :)


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