Re: how to deal with "virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory"?
On Fri, 14 Oct 2016, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 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
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=connectome-workbench&arch=mips&ver=1.2.3-2&stamp=1473733739
> > or mipsel
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=connectome-workbench&arch=mipsel&ver=1.2.3-2&stamp=1473733554
> > 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
> make -j4
> 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.
good catch Adrian!
Let me disable --parallel setting on mips* architectures and see how it
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