[Arm-netbook] Huge RAM requirements (was: What do 1, 000 EOMA68-A20 PCBs look like?)

Lauri Kasanen cand at gmx.com
Sat Dec 8 07:58:24 GMT 2018

On Sat, 8 Dec 2018 05:36:36 +0000
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:

> > Yes, that's right, 6GB for 1 gcc process! And I've seen gcc use 7GB!
>  gcc is fine as (ok this is what i was told 15 years ago) there's
> detection built-in to utilise available resident RAM, dynamically.

I've hit OOM with GCC 5 and 7, building Webkit with LTO (on 64-bit).

- Lauri

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