[metapost] Metapost capacity exceeded

Nicola nvitacolonna at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 17:07:16 CEST 2010

In article <4C05129A.5080300 at elvenkind.com>,
 Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:

> Due to the linear equation solving, the number if instances grows
> faster than the number of variables, and there is a definite limit
> that cannot be enlarged (overflow would occur).
> This is one of the issues that will be solved by MetaPost 2.0
> (expected late summer).

This is good news! But, regarding the current version, what are, or 
where are documented, the numeric limits that are hard-coded? For 
example, is it possible to have more than ~16K symbolic tokens defined 
(that is the limit that I can reach in my tests)?


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