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

Soo-Hyun Choi s.choi at computer.or.kr
Mon Jan 2 19:20:01 PST 2012


On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 19:40, Philippe Normand <philn at igalia.com> wrote:
> 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.

I have tried GNU gold linker (Version: 2.20.1-3ubuntu7.1) on Ubuntu
10.04 (32-bit) without success. Could you let us know how you have
been successful to build WebKit Debug on 32-bit machines in more
detail? I have tried building Efl Debug, by the way.

Kind regards,

> Philippe
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