freebsd-update-server current repo location?

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Fri Nov 13 09:39:43 UTC 2015

Doug McIntyre <merlyn at> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 10:25:05AM -0500, Rick Miller wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 12:42 PM, Doug McIntyre <merlyn at> wrote:  
> > > But I'm having problems during the big build with the machine chowing
> > > memory to inactive memory and eventually running out of swap. ..
> > > So I was looking for the current repo of this code? [freebsd-update-server]  
> >... 
> > A recent build consumed approximately 12GB of swap on a VM with 8 CPUs and
> > 32GB RAM.  I chocked the resource utilization up to the fact that the VM
> > did not have enough RAM.  Building FreeBSD source, especially multiple
> > instances of it, is likely to be much more memory intensive than the VM had
> > in capacity.  
> Thats the thing though, during the build, it doesn't really take all that much
> memory, it is mostly doing a ton of disk activity, while the multiple compiles
> are going on all around it, they use up a reasonable, expected amount of memory. 
> Nothing that I wouldn't expect. 
> But then poof, all of a sudden inactive memory starts growing, and growing.
> At only certain points in the cycle and in jumps and jerks upward. 
> I was hoping the FreeBSD release team actually published their code someplace.
> But at least it sounds like the same as I obvserved happens to others. I wasn't
> going to bother giving huge amounts of RAM to the build machine, but I can
> at least put in a couple swap files or whatever to eat all this inactive
> RAM swapped out during the process easily enough.

If you are using ZFS, you may want to take a look at the various patches at:

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