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Re: Memory problems with gij-4.1 and glibc 2.6

Andrew Haley writes:
> Marcus Better writes:
>  > I have recently had problems building Java packages. The build would just
>  > eat memory, and occasionally show things like:
>  > 
>  > GC Warning: Repeated allocation of very large block (appr. size 524288000):
>  >         May lead to memory leak and poor performance.
>  >         GC Warning: Out of Memory!  Returning NIL!
>  > 
>  > Turns out this is bug #433391, so beware...
> It's probably not a bug in gcj: every time I've seen this it has
> turned out to be a bug in the application.  Of course, if you can
> reproduce this in a way that allows me to attach a debugger I'll fix
> it.

turned out to be a problem with glibc-2.6, 2.6.1 now includes a
workaround/fix, so this problem shouldn't show up anymore.


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