is there a problem with large compiles?

Per Bothner
Mon May 12 03:36:00 GMT 2003

Nic Ferrier wrote:

> I'm hitting a memory problem when compiling the whole project with an
> @file.
>   jc1: out of memory allocating 3896982688 bytes after a total of 143568 bytes
> Is this expected behaviour of 3.3? Or is it something going wrong
> somewhere.

I would assume something is going wrong somewhere.  Probably the
argument malloc is some expression that uses some value that got
clobbered somehow - perhaps some data structure got re-allocated
when it shouldn't have, for example.
	--Per Bothner

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