gcc+gcj build-times?

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Wed Feb 22 17:27:00 GMT 2006

David Daney writes:
 > Andrew Haley wrote:
 > > Norman Hendrich writes:
 > >  > Any insights as how to speed up build-times or why AWT/Swing might 
 > >  > end up crawling under gcj are really appreciated.
 > > 
 > > The solution for speeding up build times is pretty obvious: you just
 > > don't have enough RAM.  It might be that we could reorganize things a
 > > bit, but at some point we have to link the library, and that takes
 > > memory.
 > If you search the gcc@ list you can find some threads about problems 
 > with gnu make.  It is said that using a version of make from the CVS 
 > HEAD makes a big difference on memory limited machines.

Yes, I remember that.  If you have a look at the build when it's
swapping, please let us know exactly what is running at that time.
(You can just stop the compilation with Ctrl-Z and use `ps ww'.)  That
will let us know where the memory problems are.


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