Subject: Re: make eats (too much?) memory
To: None <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/24/2004 00:48:45
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 10:44:50PM -0500, wrote:
> 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. 

That sounds like an absurd thing to do (never free memory), whether it makes
it faster or not...


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