Re: how to deal with "virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory"?
On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 08:28:28PM -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> Hi MIPS gurus,
> We have
> Bug#837403: connectome-workbench: FTBFS with bindnow and PIE
> due to inability to build that package on mips
> or mipsel
> both of which fail with
> "virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory"
> What would be your recommendation -- demand removing mips* from
> supported architectures or there is a chance... ? ;)
The build log says
This is due to the following in debian/rules:
dh $@ --parallel --sourcedirectory=src
Running 4 instances of the compiler in parallel can quadruple
the memory usage.
Does the build succeed when you make that non-parallel on mips?
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