[OS X TeX] increased memory allocation

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Sat Mar 4 14:43:17 EST 2006

On Mar 4, 2006, at 19:42 , Miriam Belmaker wrote:

> Hi,
> Yes.. I open in bibdesk.. no error.. it is not a bib file problem  
> or bibtex problem.I can run my program on any unix computer but  
> then I have to bring together all the styles etc.. I would much  
> rather increase the memory allocation in my own i-installer tex.  I  
> understand that this is a very common problem.     I would like to  
> increase the pool_size.. I know this is the problem but I don't  
> know how to do it.  I know I need to go into usr/local/teTeX/share/ 
> texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf   in the terminal and to edit it.. but that's  
> where I get stomped.. I need permissions - what are those?  And if  
> I can get by what does it mean to recreate the format?   I just  
> need a step by step

If pool_size is the problem, it should show somehow in the log. The  
best thing to do now is to doa  run and then copy the log file to  
this mailing list so people can see what goes wrong.

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