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Re: Change in package architectures list.

On 2006-12-05 09:26 +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > I believe compiling stalin with gcc now requires a bit over 1GB.
> > i.e. gcc's VSS grows to a bit over 1GB.  Ignoring any other concerns,
> > it didn't look like the arm and m68k buildds would be likely to handle
> > that very well.
> >
> > However, if the buildd admins are willing to make sure that the
> > buildds have perhaps 1.5GB total (swap included) and are willing to
> > let the build run long enough to finish, then it should be possible to
> > restore m68k and arm support.
> >
> > Would that be desirable?
> Given that the maximum amount of RAM on m68k is 512 MB, I doubt this is
> feasible. In particular, I would have to add a disk explicitly for swap to
> my machine, or convert a data partition (with 512 MB RAM, I get by using
> 100 MB swap easily).
> The pure compile time on the last arm build wasn't that outrageous -
> what's the RAM size and CPU speed of toffee?

The best arm buildds have 256MB RAM IIRC. The weedier ones 128MB
(which is increasingly inadequate for C++ stuff these days). I don't
know which toffee is. Somone who knows could usefully fill in memory
sizes on the buildd list here:

The 'hedges' machine waiting for DSA attention has 512MB. Arms with
1GB are now possible but rare. Debian will probably get one eventually
but no immediate prospect of that. 

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