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Re: [martin.quinson@ens-rennes.fr: Give back the package ns3 on mipsel (sid)]


My current attempt to reduce the memory consumption is in the git on
salsa: https://salsa.debian.org/debian/ns3/

In addition to the two flags that Aurelien advised, I removed the -g
flags to kill the debug symbols. But that's still not sufficient
(tested on the porterbox).

I'd like to add that ns3 has two stupid RC bugs related to python2
that are fixed with this upload. I have tested all the ideas that I
had, and I'm really hopping that you'll find a solution to help me.

Thanks in advance, 

On Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 10:53:37AM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Hi MIPS porters,
> Martin Quinson has issues to get ns3 built on mipsel (see below). We
> discussed that briefly on #debian-buildd and a rebuild doesn't help as
> the issue is actually the 2GB virtual address space limit, which is not
> enough for as.
> Martin already tried on the porterbox to use the 
> -Wl,--reduce-memory-overheads and -Wl,--no-keep-memory options, but it
> doesn't help.
> Can someone please have a look at the issue and provide him with a
> patch?
> Thanks,
> Aurelien
> ----- Forwarded message from Martin Quinson <martin.quinson@ens-rennes.fr> -----
> From: Martin Quinson <martin.quinson@ens-rennes.fr>
> To: mipsel@buildd.debian.org
> Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:59:06 +0100
> Subject: Give back the package ns3 on mipsel (sid)
> Message-ID: <20200124095906.GQ6611@cafuron>
> Hello,
> The last build of my package ran out of memory on mipsel, and I'd like
> to give it another try, please. The thing is that this upload fixes 2
> RC bugs that justify the removal of my package.
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=ns3
> Please tell me if such an email is not the most convinient for you. I
> was wondering whether I should upload a new version of the package (I
> do have some small cleanups waiting) to trigger the rebuild, but that
> would reset the delay for migrating to testing (and cancel the ongoing
> removal).
> Thanks for your helpful work,
> Mt.
> -- 
> Ce triste monde tragique ne vise plus la liberté d'expression, 
> mais bien plutôt la liberté d'être con.
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> -- 
> Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
> aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

You have a problem and decide to use git. 
Now you have a forest of subtly incompatible solutions.

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