Re: [AMBER-Developers] release plans

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 08:32:35 -0400

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> As an occasional Cygwin user myself, I believe it could be nice to
> have at least a check, and make the test print a statement like: "You
> seem to be using Cygwin. It is possible that this test fails because
> of the default stack size limit in your system. If this happens to
> you, consider resizing the stack limit by following the instruction in
> http://cygwin_faq_address_to_the_stack_issue_here."

Can you update the mswindows.html file with this sort of information? (You
can use CVS to checkout amber_web.)

> That would kill two birds with one stone: tell the user about the
> Cygwin limits, and teach him how to circumvent it if he's really
> interested. Then he can try the test himself later if he wants to.
> Finally, it avoids the need to change the code at this point.

I don't see how if avoids a change...if we implement Dan's suggestion we
risk having his stack testing commands fail on some other platform....


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