lang/gcc41 - libjava

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at
Thu Mar 16 20:22:36 UTC 2006

Actually I have tested this with 256Mb, 1024Mb and 1280Mb ram. The
results were the same.
That -i works would in my opinion imply that the problem is not with
gmake itself, but with a shell command issued by gmake.

It's nice to hear that work on this is being done.

Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
>> Today I removed the lines
>> # FIXME: As of 20051202, installing libgcj nearly kills 1GB machines.
>> from the ports Makefile. The previous version of the Port gave me
>> "virtual memory exhausted" messages, even with 800MB of free memory
>> available. However this time a
>> # make makesum build
>> Ran through without troubles.
>> A "make install" gave me the message again, but forcing an installation
>> with "make -i install" seems to work. I only compiled a small "Hello
>> World!", but that is better than nothing, I guess.
> Thanks for this input!  The problem I see is that "make -i" will not only 
> ignore out-of-memory conditions but *any* errors occuring.
> Given that we generally test updates before releasing to our users we 
> might get away with that, but these builds will not be reproducible: 
> depending on the memory in her build machine, a user will get different 
> results, some of which may match your positive experience, some of which
> may not.
> As an alternate approach, Maho-san and me are currently discussing to use
> the new gmake-devel port which has fixes to address the situation on the
> gmake side for the time being.
> Gerald

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