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Re: limit for # of items created with "new" ?


I just realized that the number of objects I've allocated is about
1,600,000, NOT 160,000!
But still, each object (nodes of a singly linked list) weighs only 8 byte.


"Hans Horn" <> wrote in message
> List,
> I am experiencing a problem when I need to allocate a large number of
> objects with new. (cygwin, gcc 3.2). Up to about 160 000 objects
> I'm doing fine, but above the process receives a sigterm and croaks.
> On occasion, even the entire bash shell becomes corrupt and needs to be
> down.
> When this happens, the bash shell complains :
> *** mount version mismatch detected - 0xA820/0x1B.
> You have multiple copies of cygwin1.dll on your system.
> Search for cygwin1.dll using the Windows Start->Find/Search facility
> and delete all but the most recent version.  The most recent version
> *should*
> reside in x:\cygwin\bin, where 'x' is the drive on which you have
> installed the cygwin distribution.
> Is there a maximum numbers of "new-allocatable" objects? If yes, is this
> number configurable?
> thx a lot,
> Hans
> P.s. Btw, I'm running Win2k with 512 MByte memory. When I watch the
> die in task manager, the total memory load is at about 450 MByte.
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