[OS X TeX] Stack size limit error with hyperref

Richard Seguin riseguin at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 23 23:33:08 EST 2005

I'm trying to typeset a 75 page document using the hyperref package, 
and I'm getting this error message:

! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000].

Is the hyperref package a stack hog? Is this normal on a 
less-than-book-size 75 page document? How can the stack size be 

The log file says:

If you really absolutely need more capacity,
you can ask a wizard to enlarge me.

Here is how much of TeX's memory you used:
  5745 strings out of 95321
  73014 string characters out of 1187504
  280885 words of memory out of 1707396
  8415 multiletter control sequences out of 10000+50000
  23533 words of font info for 99 fonts, out of 1000000 for 2000
  14 hyphenation exceptions out of 1000
  5000i,14n,5024p,2518b,466s stack positions out of 
  800 PDF objects out of 300000
  290 named destinations out of 131072
  1617 words of extra memory for PDF output out of 65536
!  ==> Fatal error occurred, the output PDF file is not finished!

This is the list of packages I'm using:


Richard Séguin

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