[webkit-gtk] Ogg media support questions / compiling with debug enabled

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Fri Jun 15 14:51:52 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> gold didn't work here - it ran out of memory too. It was more verbose
> in its error message, telling me that a mmap() call failed to allocate
> ~800mb. I don't know why it failed as I had plenty of free RAM (inside
> my 6GB total), 16GB swap totally unused, and overcommit enabled. gold
> doesn't seem to have an equivalent to --reduce-memory-overheads
> --no-keep-memory

If your gold is a 32-bit binary, it likely couldn't find 800mb of
address space.  (Run "file /path/to/ld" to see the bitness of it.)

For testing Chrome on 32-bit systems we had some success using a
64-bit kernel and 32-bit userland with a 64-bit copy of just the gold

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