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Re: High memory consumption compiling syntax.c
Eli Zaretskii wrote:-
> Oh, I forgot to tell something important, I think: the error message
> reported by the user who had GCC on a Sparc bail out due to memory
> exhaustion was this:
> gcc -c -Demacs -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I/home/reader/local/src/emacs-21.0.105/src -I/usr/dt/include -g -O2 syntax.c
> syntax.c: In function `scan_sexps_forward':
> syntax.c:2844: virtual memory exhausted
> So this would mean the function scan_sexps_forward is the primary
> suspect, right? If it would help, I can post that function (it's
> about 350 lines).
I doubt it; it was just the function that ran out of memory.
If it's the compiler proper that's using the memory, someone with
better knowledge of that could help you better than I.