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Month: June 2014

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

From: Michael Howard <mike@...>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2014 11:31:57 +0100
On 15/06/2014 00:23, Slávek Banko wrote:
> 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
Nice. What device is it?
> 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.
Ok, it's looking like I'm the problem :)