[Python-Dev] stack check on Unix, etc

Skip Montanaro skip@mojam.com (Skip Montanaro)
Sun, 3 Sep 2000 20:10:26 -0500 (CDT)

    Charles> I am utterly unable to reproduce this.  With "ulimit -s
    Charles> unlimited" and a no-threads version of Python,
    Charles> "find_recursionlimit" ran overnight on my system and got up to
    Charles> a recursion depth of 98,400 before I killed it off.

Mea culpa.  It seems I forgot the "ulimit -s unlimited" command.  Keep your
theory, but get a little more memory.  It only took me a few seconds to
exceed a recursion depth of 100,000 after properly setting the stack size
limit... ;-)