Problem compiling xorg-server{-snap} on recent -CURRENT

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon May 21 15:12:48 UTC 2007

Michiel Boland <michiel at> writes:
> My build of xorg-server died. The box ran out of swap space. I have
> 512M RAM + 1G swap. Someone please tell me this is a glitch in the new
> gcc. I don't want to add ram just to be able to compile a simple
> program. :)

The quick fix is to build at a lower optimization level.  Advanced
optimizations can be very memory-consuming, especially when compiling
unusually large source files, or source files which contain unusually
large functions.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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