[plt-scheme] Effect of memory limit

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Jul 9 21:08:57 EDT 2008

On Jul  9, Mark Engelberg wrote:
> What is the memory limit supposed to do?
> It stops the problem of consuming so much memory that Windows slows
> to a halt.  But DrScheme still crashes badly, instead of exiting
> gracefully upon hitting its memory limit.  Is this what it's
> supposed to do, or is this a bug?

DrScheme shouldn't crash when it hits the limit -- it should abort the
computation, and pop up a message saying that you ran out of memory,
and offer to raise the limit.

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