Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg82232] Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 03:18:49 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <feutsm$st$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, if you know that your calculation comes to an end ignore it with Block[{$RecursionLimit=Infinity}, yourCode ] Regards Jens Will Robertson wrote: > Hello, > > I've written a potentially inefficient algorithm to combine multiple > joined polygons into a single one. On large plots I get the warning > "$RecursionLimit::reclim: Recursion depth of 256 exceeded." and a > bunch of errors because of this. > > Now, should I try and re-write my program (the speed of it is not > entirely critical) to avoid recursion or is it "okay" to locally > remove the recursion limit for such code? > > I'll try and post an actual example of my code once I've tidied it up > a little. > > Many thanks, > Will > >