Re: Help needed: builds eating all memory
Adam Majer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 04:00:34PM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
>> My openvrml packages have been failing to build on arm , mips 
>> and mipsel  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-
> Whatabout removing the -O2 switch? It can save some compilation time and
> memory for very large files..
For very large files, it saves not some, but a lot of memory in my
experience for gcc 3.3 -- compiling a ~140K lines generated C file
with -O2 even caused my 396MB machine to trash heavily, while -O0 and
gcc 3.2 -O2 were ok...
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