[blfs-dev] Proposition for the GCC page

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Feb 10 14:59:13 PST 2013

On 02/10/2013 11:34 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Pierre Labastie wrote:
>> I think the out of memory error are tcl errors, not gcc.
>> Amazingly, I have less unsupported tests than you in gcc (and many less
>> XPASS or FAIL), but more unsupported tests in g++. I also have many
>> more results for gfortran (see attached file).
>> But, the results which can be compared (gcc, g++,
>> libstdc++, libitm, libgomp, libmudflap) are the same as during an LFS
>> build for me.
>> I also built and tested on a 32 bit virtual machine, and have almost the
>> same results. All the libmudflap tests pass, though.
> How much memory do you have?  One way to add memory is to add a
> swapfile.  Just
> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile1 bs=1024 count=524288
> # mkswap /swapfile1
> # chown root:root /swapfile1
> # chmod 0600 /swapfile1
> # swapon /swapfile1
> You may want to make the file bigger, say count=4194304 for a 4G file.
> Of course swap is slow, but youo only need it for this one set of tests.
>     -- Bruce

I have 6GB of RAM and 6GB swap file so memory is not the problem. It's 
stack size that is the problem and we can't set ulimit as normal user 
iirc ... In LFS, ulimit is increased before make -k check.

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