Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums / MathGroup Archive
-----

MathGroup Archive 2007

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Re: why no result & no error from this recursion

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg82560] Re: Re: why no result & no error from this recursion
  • From: Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 04:36:01 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <ff9t3q$6bp$1@smc.vnet.net> <200710200958.FAA28982@smc.vnet.net> <ffhr87$4s3$1@smc.vnet.net>

Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> Yes, and it suddenly quits the kernel -- the command line window that
> opened when I started the kernel disappears.

Right. If you use the GUI front end then you don't get to see that: all you
can infer is that the kernel has lost all information but, in fact, it
silently died and was silently restarted.

This is precisely why you should not increase $RecursionLimit.

-- 
Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy
http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/?u


  • Prev by Date: (x|y) \[element] Integers in Reduce function
  • Next by Date: Re: What am I doing wrong with this code?
  • Previous by thread: Re: Re: why no result & no error from this recursion
  • Next by thread: New Publish for Player service opens up access to dynamic Mathematica content