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Re: "bombing" with large files

From: Robert A. Macy
Subject: Re: "bombing" with large files
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 16:58:55 -0700

Actually, as a test I tried the following code, which
produces a variable that is similar in size and causes the
system to bomb.

%  this is where it spits up....

octave panics trying to do that last step.  

                  - Robert -

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 15:14:54 -0600
 "Dmitri A. Sergatskov" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Robert A. Macy wrote:
> > When attempting to read a 20MB .wav file; octave
> starts,
> > then gives error message of "exhausted memory trying to
> > return to prompt", then dies, and disappears.  
> > 
> > I duplicate the failure by typing the line...
> > [sig,sf,bits]=wavread("ReallyBigFile.wav");
> > Program starts, then dies at some point.  
> Can you make this file available to others? If you want
> some ftp
> site, you can drop it to
> (send me email if you do).
> Sincerely,
> Dmitri.

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