[PD] What exactly is a "stack overflow" ?
jamie at postlude.co.uk
Mon Dec 17 22:05:13 CET 2007
On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 19:44 +0000, Martin Peach wrote:
> In pd it usually means you have a loop somewhere, so that the output of an
> object is feeding its own input: each time a new output is calculated a new
> input is generated, so the process never ends and eventually the stack
AFAICT in most cases the stack doesn't actually overflow. If the message
"stack overflow" gets posted to the Pd console it means that pd has
prevented a stack overflow by monitoring the recursion depth, and
stopping the message graph at a given outlet.
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