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Re: Infinite loop in compiling javax/swing/text/html/parser/HTML_401F.list


Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2007, David Daney wrote:
>   
>> You need at least 256MB of memory to compile HTML_401F.  A lot of time
>> is also useful.  If the system is not thrashing, I would give it a
>> couple of hours before calling it broken.
>>     
>
> Have we reduced memory consumption recently? 

That would be nice, but I don't think so.

>  On i386-freebsd the number
> I identified earlier this year was 700MB, 512MB definitely _not_ being 
> sufficient.  I'd be very interested in your measurements, perhaps we can
> reduce the limit somewhat!
>   

I regularly bootstrap c,c++,java on a mips-linux-gnu system with 256MB
of RAM (and 2000MB swap).

I also bootstrap c,c++ on mipsel-linux-gnu with a 128MB (also with large
swap) system.

Some files in libjava (interpreter.cc and HTML_401F.java) use a
proverbial ton of memory,but don't thrash so badly that they cannot
finish in a couple of hours with 256MB.

David Daney


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