[AMD64] X.org build eats all the memory when compiled with GCC 4.2

Claus Guttesen kometen at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 22:28:50 UTC 2007

> I recompiled X.org yesterday and hit the following problem
> (1 week old -current, yesterdays packages, AMD64) -- when compiling
> files in
> /usr/ports/x11-servers/xorg-server/work/xorg-server-1.2.0/hw/xfree86/scanpci
> directory, there are huge .h files - about 4mb. when compiler uses -O2
> or -O option it eats all available memory and then gets killed by the
> system.
> Without -O/O2 option compile works just as expected.
> Now -- should I file a PR or it's known bug?

No, but you  should read the archives. Requires more than 1 GB of swap.


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