libxul compilation problem

Rob Farmer rfarmer at
Fri Oct 15 21:43:31 UTC 2010

2010/10/15 Fernando Apesteguía <fernando.apesteguia at>:
> The process being killed is cc1plus while compiling libxul. I'm
> running a stock 8.1-RELEASE GENERIC kernel on amd64 platform.
> The machine has 1Gb of physical memory and 256MB for swap (I have had
> this setup for quite a long time and have always kept
> my system up to date using the ports infrastructure without problems).

1.25 GB of total memory is rather low these days, especially if you
were compiling with X or other things running (you didn't say one way
or another). For a large port like this you are probably going to need
more swap - Mozilla stuff is not know for being light on resources.

Rob Farmer

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