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From: leahneukirchen <>
Subject: Re: [ISSUE] [CLOSED] maxima-ecl: heap error on i686
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 16:55:30 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220111155530.aRBnXEy9RwniO0TjbWM1jtUrnWfgi5TemXLuvBihUzE@z> (raw)
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Closed issue by tornaria on void-packages repository

$ maxima -l ecll
;;; Loading #P"/usr/lib32/ecl-21.2.1/sb-bsd-sockets.fas"
;;; Loading #P"/usr/lib32/ecl-21.2.1/sockets.fas"
Maxima 5.45.1
using Lisp ECL 21.2.1
Distributed under the GNU Public License. See the file COPYING.
Dedicated to the memory of William Schelter.
The function bug_report() provides bug reporting information.
(%i1) :lisp (ext:set-limit 'ext:heap-size 0)

(%i1) a : 10^(10^5) $ b : a^600 $ c : a^600 $
Too many heap sections: Increase MAXHINCR or MAX_HEAP_SECTS
The first line sets `heap-size` to `0` meaning "no limit" (according to

The same using maxima as compiled by sage works. The main difference between the two is that void's template sets `nopie=yes` , and a quick experiment seems to indicate that compiling pie will fix the issue.

The `nopie=yes` was set by but there is no explanation of the reason.  @leahneukirchen do you remember?

      parent reply	other threads:[~2022-01-11 15:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-05  5:22 [ISSUE] " tornaria
2022-01-06  0:55 ` tornaria
2022-01-11 15:55 ` leahneukirchen [this message]

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