[Ecls-list] Frequent stackoverflow errors

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 2 07:44:46 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Marko Kocić <marko.kocic at gmail.com> wrote:

> > I am a bit puzzled. Is this very recent?
> Not that recent. It happens from time to time. At first only in SLIME,
> but now it fails frequently on the command line too.
> Reliable way to trigger it is to try to quickload, for example
> closure-html, but it happens also on other libraries.

Thanks for the hint. It seems the problem is in the type-propagation code --
I should set up a limit on recursion and abort the propagation when it
exceeds it. It is very useful that you managed to find a reproducible case.


Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
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