[Clfs-support] GCC memory exhaustion

Hugo Villeneuve hugo at hugovil.com
Fri Jul 31 09:49:21 PDT 2009

On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:45:12 -0400
Hugo Villeneuve <hugo at hugovil.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been trying to compile gcc-4.3.0 in chapter 5

Sorry, it should have read:

"... trying to compile gcc-4.4.0 (gcc on my host is
gcc-4.3.2) ..."

> (x86_64 first
> pass) without success. The problem is that it eats up all my memory
> doing this, causing the host machine to freeze and crash. My host has
> 1GB of RAM and 5G of swap.
> I have tried to pass the option "--with-low-memory", but this doesn't
> seem to make much difference.
> Anybody have experienced the same behavior?
> Thank-you, Hugo Villeneuve

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