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What does "No more room for LISP objects" mean?
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- Subject: What does "No more room for LISP objects" mean?
- From: Calvin Clark <ckclark@MIT.EDU>
- Date: Tue, 7 Sep 93 15:09:59 EDT
This is probably a stupid question, but bear with me; I'm new to Common
Lisp. Sometimes, when compiling large packages like garnet, I get the
No more room for LISP objects
and I'm not sure what this means. What boundary am I hitting? This
occurs even when the clisp process is not taking up a lot of memory
compared to the real memory of the system. If this error indicates that
the process is hitting a system resource limit, which one is it? If
not, is there some way I can modify the source so that this won't happen?
(BTW, I've only seen this error on DECstation/ULTRIX, not on Sparc/Solaris.)
A (possibly) related question: can someone explain the output of the clisp
``room'' function, which seems to be still CLtL1, since it takes no