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Bug 12635 - Tail calls inside continuations cause StackOverflow
: Tail calls inside continuations cause StackOverflow
Status: NEW
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: JIT
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Assigned To: Zoltan Varga
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Reported: 2013-06-11 13:49 EDT by Natallie
Modified: 2014-11-12 04:29 EST (History)
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Description Natallie 2013-06-11 13:49:31 EDT
The following sample program fails with StackOverflow:

let rec f x cont =
    if x < 0 then 0
    elif x = 0 then cont x
    else f (x-1) (fun x -> f x cont)

f 250000 id

Rewriting the functions so that they all have a single parameter doesn't help
here.

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