Subject: Re: make eats (too much?) memory
To: Klaus Heinz <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/23/2004 22:44:50
On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 04:06:39PM +0100, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> Is this expected behaviour of "make"? Why can I continue a build of libc
> after "make" reached 32MB of data and aborted? Does it keep state data
> about the already built files or might there be a memory leak?

Wasn't make changed some years ago to never free memory? This made
it run faster I think. Unless I'm wrong. 
Kevin P. Neal                      

"It sounded pretty good, but it's hard to tell how it will work out
in practice." -- Dennis Ritchie, ~1977, "Summary of a DEC 32-bit machine"