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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Java stack limits
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 19:33:11 GMT
This is weird.

According to my mail, Tim wrote this at 6:01 am :

Tim Ellison wrote:
> 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

I never saw this, because at 9:30am, I wrote :


Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
 > yeah - the question is what the value should be.
 >
 > Mikhail Loenko wrote:
 >> Can we get the value from the harmonyvm.properties file?
 >>
 >> Thanks,
 >> Mikhail
 >>


So sorry - I didn't mean to ignore tim's reponse.  I just never saw it...

geir


> 
>> 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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