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Re: Bug#271645: This is a buildd issue

Adam C Powell IV <hazelsct@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 17:31, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
>> On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 08:11, Andreas Rottmann wrote:
>> > [I'm CCing debian-arm, as hopefully someone there can trigger zinf to
>> >  be rebuilt on an ARM machine with more RAM - see [0] for details. ]
>> > 
>> > [0] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=271645&repeatmerged=no
>> > 
>> > As pointed out already, this is not a package bug, but the buildd in
>> > question had too little RAM.
>> I've got a Netwinder with a bunch of RAM and will give it a try.
> Hmm, 128 MB (and 66 MB swap) is not enough RAM for this: after it dies
> (at the same place as on elara), the machine has 112 MB RAM and 58 MB
> swap free!  When I try to recompile that one file, the cc1plus memory
> usage grows to 169 MB (!!) before being killed.
> There's something wrong here, either a g++ bug or a package bug.  I
> don't see how a 58K .cpp file is taking that much memory to compile,
> when nothing else in the package seemed to take more than 30-40 MB.
Well, templated C++ can be quite a memory hog. Since people have
actually suceeded to build this on ARM (see the bugreport), could try
to add a few hundert MB swap and try again?

Thanks, Andy
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