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My program stops suddenly



I have this program, I am trying to use a pairing function(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pairing_function) so I can have a unique number attached to a x,y,z triplet <<x,y>z>, tried doing it via table[x][y][z] not enough memory

But for some reason after x=17 it stops, not the loop stops, the whole program shutdown as it had finished, but it should have printed "works" at the end

No error given

I would really appreciate any help

Ps: I tested it on Lua IDE on windows, it works. I have no idea whats happening


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It works on Creatix! Takes a loong time to get there, but it makes it.

Perhaps if you hop into a creative world and experiment with different builds of robot until you can isolate what component is causing the problem?


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Usually, if your code stops abruptly and prints no error (and you're not running it in a thread or an event listener), it's safe to assume you've run out of memory or got a "too long without yielding" error. I'm guessing it's the former. Your loop adds 65536 elements to a table. That's a lot. Lua numbers are 8 bytes long, so you'll need at least 512 kiB of memory. Actually, since you're using a table, it requires more than 1 MiB of RAM. That's the lower bound, and I haven't even considered the fact that you create 65536 more tables, one for each call to the Pairing function, so you should expect it to need even more memory.

But first check if the error got written to /etc/event.log. It's the usual place for many hidden errors to go.

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Thank you for the help, but I resolved it.

You are right, these are too many values, I resolved it by making it a single string that I concatenate over and over, generating a very big string but way easier in memory

I can retrieve the exact number as long as I know what is the biggest and the smallest number on x,y,z

Code say better than words

For x=-a,a do

 For y=-b,b do

  For z=-c,c do





Assuming concatenate results, to retrieve it:



For digit in string.gmatch(value, "%d") do

 If place==counter than 






If someone else has a similar problem, I hope this solution can help

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