Curiosity: mold system in /Core versus /View
[1/5] from: gjones05::mail::orion::org at: 17-Apr-2001 13:41
Now we can do the following in /Core 2.5: write %system.txt mold system in order to look at the mezzanine source code. Why does this same function not work in /View? Just curious. --Scott Jones
[2/5] from: alan_otterstad:mikronvinyl at: 17-Apr-2001 11:57
I just got done doing just that...works fer me... write %system.txt mold system unless i'm missing something...got a system.txt file that has about 1.5 megs of text data from the system Alan
[3/5] from: carl:rebol at: 17-Apr-2001 12:11
VID faces are fairly complex and include cyclic references, so the print function is probably stuck in a loop.
[4/5] from: gjones05:mail:orion at: 17-Apr-2001 14:15
> I just got done doing just that...works fer me... > > write %system.txt mold system > > unless i'm missing something...got a system.txt file that has about 1.5 > megs of text data from the system > > Alan
Aha, so I was not being patient! So I tried being very patient this time, and here is what happened in full: REBOL/View/Pro 220.127.116.11.1 16-Apr-2001 Copyright 2000-2001 REBOL Technologies. All rights reserved. REBOL is a trademark of REBOL Technologies. WWW.REBOL.COM Type DESKTOP or SET-USER for settings.
>> write %system.txt mold system
** Script Error: Not enough memory ** Where: halt-view ** Near: write %system.txt mold system
I have a 128 mb 500 mhz (de)Celeron with Win98. Am I really running out of memory? (my machine, that is, for me, running out of memory has already been established! ;) Thanks for the feedback, Alan. --Scott Jones
[5/5] from: gjones05:mail:orion at: 17-Apr-2001 14:38
From: "Carl Sassenrath"
> VID faces are fairly complex and include cyclic references, > so the print function is probably stuck in a loop.
<<quoted lines omitted: 9>>> > Just curious. > > --Scott Jones
After reading Alan's explanation and getting the out of memory result, then I dusted off my handy-dandy Windows Resource Meter. System resources dropped very little through the run, so I assume it is some sort of internal buffer that gets used up. Thanks. --Scott Jones
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