[Asdf-devel] Problem with testing on MKCL: more info

Jean-Claude Beaudoin jean.claude.beaudoin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 01:57:27 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 4:46 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info>wrote:

> CALL-STACK overflow, stack size = 8712192..
> upgrade FAILED for mkcl from REQUIRE using method
> 'load-asdf-lisp'load-asdf-fasl
> you can retry just that test with:
> ASDF_UPGRADE_TEST_METHODS="'load-asdf-lisp'load-asdf-fasl" ./test/\
> run-tests.sh -u mkcl
> or more interactively (and maybe with rlwrap or in emacs), start with:
> mkcl -norc
> then copy/paste:
> (load "test/script-support.lisp") (asdf-test::da) (test-upgrade
> 'load-asdf-lisp'load-asdf-fasl "REQUIRE")
The whole MKCL process has hit the OS imposed limit on the size of the
A call to "ulimit -s" at the shell prompt should give you a number that when
multiplied by 1024 should be very close to the "stack size" claimed here

Exhausting 8 Meg of stack is usually sign of some form of infinite
recursion in the program
so I would not even advise to attempt to grow the stack...

I'll try to investigate further.
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