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Re: Java 1.5 fails to build



On Saturday 14 January 2006 14:12, you wrote:
> On Saturday 14 January 2006 14:13, knitti wrote:
> > On 1/14/06, viq <viq_(_at_)_poczta_(_dot_)_fm> wrote:
> > > Any ideas/pointers what to do with this?
> > > i386 (in vmware), snapshot from jan 9
> >
> > did it build for you in an earlier occasion?
>
> That's the first time I'm trying, thus the question about success
> stories.
> 
> > building java needs a
> > metric assload of memory, as it seems. last time I built it
> > (-stable, pre x-mas) the whole mem usage exceeded 300 mb  (i386) an
> > hour after starting the build, before it was at about 40 mb, don't
> > know at which point it reaches its max.
>
> Hmm, I'll watch the memory usage now. The system has 256 ram, 300
> swap.

That should be enough memory for the build.

I'm looking into a similar problem in 1.4 right now. The segfault is 
random and the few times I caught it in gdb, I didn't get a backtrace 
that led me to the problem.

The breakage occured somewhere after the Dec 22 snapshot.

> i guess i could try with half a gig of ram, maybe then it'll 
> finish.
>
> > it could also be a variation on this:
> > http://www.bitwizard.nl/sig11/
>
> thank's, i'll look there.
>
> > --knitti



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