Max common block size, global array size on ia32

Toon Moene toon at
Wed Jul 24 06:03:29 PDT 2002

Craig Tierney wrote:

> I cannot find anywhere in the linux source where
> the max stacksize might be set.  It seems that
> it might be tied to 1 GB, but I cannot find it.
> Does anyone know how I can get around this
> issue?

Compile the code statically, i.e. without shared libraries.  Shared
libraries are mapped from address 2**30 onwards on Linux.

g77 -static ...
gcc -static ...

I don't know the relevant options for the other compilers, though.

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