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Re: Help needed: builds eating all memory

On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 04:00:34PM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
>    My openvrml packages have been failing to build on arm [1], mips [2]
> and mipsel [3] for some time. From the build logs, it looks like g++ is
> eating all the memory and the OOM killer kills it.
>    What can I do? Ask the buildd admins to add more swap? I would be
> happy to cross-compile the packages (they don't require any arch-specific
> bootstrapping) but I don't have enough hard drive space to build a cross-
> compiler.

Whatabout removing the -O2 switch? It can save some compilation time and
memory for very large files..

How much RAM are we talking about here anyway? What is the memory usage
on your machine and on the machines in question?

- Adam

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