[blfs-dev] #3982: Firefox-23.0.1/Xulrunner-23.0.1

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 13:46:14 PDT 2013


Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> Em 18-08-2013 13:59, Ken Moffat escreveu:
>> On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 09:06:36AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> BLFS Trac wrote:
>>>> #3982: Firefox-23.0.1/Xulrunner-23.0.1
>>>
>>>>    * resolution:   => fixed
>>>> Comment:
>>>>
>>>>    Fixed at revision 11650.
>>>>
>>>>    Xulrunner, the first I built, needed over 3.3GB of memory, and ld died.
>>>>    Had to increase memory.
>>>
>>> Memory or disk space?  I wouldn't think anything needs 3.3G RAM to compile.
>>>
>>>     -- Bruce
>>>
>>   From my experience with 23.0, memory.  At the end of the build it
>> seems to link everything together and goes into swap on my boxes
>> with only 4GB of RAM (running icewm, a handful of urxvt terms).
>>
>> ĸen
>>
>
> Thanks, ĸen, for confirming. This was a long standing issue, never
> remeber to ask/inform. And it seems that my interpretation was not so wrong.
>
> Command attached before was broken incomplete. I hope you all do not
> mind, but I am sending another one, from a build log, deleted previous
> and following lines, leaving some which seemed relevant.

This all seems like it's consistent.  Perhaps a note about the RAM/swap 
would be appropriate.

   -- Bruce





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