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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Java stack limits
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 14:30:49 GMT
yeah - the question is what the value should be.

Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> Can we get the value from the harmonyvm.properties file?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mikhail
> 
> 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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