[webkit-dev] Tools/Scripts/build-webkit --gtk --debug --makeargs="-j1" taking up to 80% of memory

Philippe Normand philn at igalia.com
Mon Jan 2 02:40:49 PST 2012

On Mon, 2011-12-26 at 21:45 -0800, sachin nikam wrote:
> I synced up the latest webkit code base and am trying to build webkit
> gtk on ubuntu 11.10 with 4gb of RAM and 4 CPUs
> I tried with --makeargs="-j2" but still got "ld process terminated
> signal[9]" error  which indicates that it ran out of memory.
> I suspect i will still the get the same error with --makeargs="-j1".
> Is there any other flag where we can restrict the memory usage?
> Regards
> Sachin

Can you try with the GNU Gold linker? We use it on the GTK Debug bot.

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