[antlr-interest] StringTemplate stack overflow exception, stringtemplate-3.0

Terence Parr parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Mon Jul 16 12:21:01 PDT 2007

On Jul 15, 2007, at 6:43 PM, Hardy, Stephen wrote:

> OK, welding done...
> Well , it turns out that there *is* a loop in the template  
> inclusion, but there are more steps than indicated by the trace.   
> Maybe there’s a limit in the code somewhere.  However, I don’t  
> understand why this should cause an exception since recursion is  
> such a natural part of most grammars.

Hi.. Recursion is fine, it's an error though when a ST directly or  
indirectly encloses itself.  Look for something like that: a block  
that encloses itself.
> What is the interpretation of the “references=[...]” stuff in the  
> trace.  Sure, I have scs and d attributes in some of the templates,  
> but not in any of those listed.  Maybe it is some sort of run-time  
> indication of how it got to the particular state.  Needs a bit of  
> explanation though.
Those refs are what attributes are used in that template instance.


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