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Month: June 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] tdebase build - heavy ram requirement

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 01:23:37 +0200
On Saturday 14 of June 2014 15:42:11 Michael Howard wrote:
> Anybody any thoughts on why the tdebase (from git) build is so heavy on
> ram? It makes building on embedded systems even more arduos than one
> might expect.
> On a desktop PC with 6 cores and 32GB ram, the build uses over 7GB of
> ram in the first couple of minutes ( I didn't build to the end, just
> wanted a quick check). Not many embeded systems are that ram abundant :)
> On the arm devices I've tried to natively build on, all the ram is used
> almost immediately (largest ram I have is 2G) and I can throw swap space
> at it ad infinitum without success.
> Cheers,
> Mike.

My little builder has 12 GiB RAM. It is also used as tmpfs where is carried 
out building. A build for amd64/i386 run in parallel with armel, armhf and 
mips. That means four builders running side by side. And I did not notice 
problems with memory.