[webkit-help] Build 32-bit webkit on linux with PAE and > 4 GiB memory
Thiago Marcos P. Santos
tmpsantos at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 13:18:37 PST 2011
Try using gold linker instead. binutils-gold on Ubuntu.
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Y.Sanachan <sanachan.y at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not WebKit developer.
> But I think this issue is not relating to WebKit.
> Because 32-bit OS can allocate memory under 32-bit memory address space,
> so 4GB maximum. It is not depended on CPU architecture or any other PC
> Regarding no use swap file, it seems to be the memory management problem
> on your 32-bit linux.
> I think it's better to report this problem to any developers of your linux
> If you build WebKit as static library, you can try to build WebKit as
> shared library, it uses memory less than static library when linking.
> (2011/11/29 23:11), John Yani wrote:
> Hi. Recently I've upgraded my PC and installed 12 GB of memory. I have a
> 32-bit linux installed.
> After upgrade I can't build it anymore. Id crashes with SEGFAULT (memory
> exhausted). Seems like before upgrade linker have used swap file. But now
> it's using physical memory (and can't allocate more than 4GB).
> Is there any option to build 32-bit Webkit on 64-bit machine? Something
> like build-webkit -32?
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