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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject [drlvm] Java stack limits (was: Re: [drlvm][em64t] build fails)
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 10:44:52 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> I think that it's totally unreasonable to have no upper bound on stack
> size.  A Java virtual machine should never be able to hose a machine by
> sucking in all memory...

yeah, like those rotten C programs.  You are damned if you do and damned
if you don't, since you'll upset people who hit any arbitrary limit that
you set on the stack size too.  As we have seen, current impls do limit.



Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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