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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Java stack limits
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 11:01:28 GMT
Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> Can we get the value from the harmonyvm.properties file?

I think the question is what default value should you choose?  I believe
we all agree that it should be configurable, at launch time (e.g. -Xss
-Xmso), and yes at install time maybe in the .properties file.

Regards,
Tim

> 2006/11/17, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
>> 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.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tim
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
>> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>>
> 

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

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