Subject: Re: "virtual memory exausted" building netbsd-1-6 for sparc on alpha
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/08/2003 17:52:12
On 2003.11.08 02:20 Martin Husemann wrote:

> > Out of my experience it is allways a bad idea building across the
> > LP32 - LP64 boundary. This triggers all sorts of funky compiler
> > bugs in GCC. GCC 2.95 and GCC 3.3.
> This is not my experience for gcc 3.3.x. It seems to handle all
> combinations pretty well now.
Maybe hppa was just too exotic to be handled well. But didn't Matt 
Thomas fix some bugs recently? I think I give it an other try right 
now. Building on a 500 Mhz Alpha or 300 MHz UlraSPARC is much more fun 
then on a 100 MHz PPC604 machine.