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Re: Advice requested: how big can we be?
Andreas Jaeger writes:
> Andrew Haley <email@example.com> writes:
> > The current libgcj build requires a process size > 256M bytes.
> In't this just one file? Can we workaround in the file somehow?
> > Is this unreasonable? Should we be able to build on boxes with less
> > swap than that? Or shall we just say "512M swap or don't bother
> > building libgcj" ?
> Then let's add a configure check -
> but I would prefer if it uses less memory,
So would I, but it's a tradeoff. Using a lot of memory reduces
compile time and potentially allows us to do global optimization.