Subject: Re: reporting problems with 1.6beta
To: None <>
From: Tom Jernigan <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 07/11/2002 13:27:47
I tried with COPTS=O0, but it still failed. I watched with top as it 
compiled. The SIZE and RES columns reached 32M (I have ~70M of RAM), 
but the Free Swap never dropped below 131M (I have 140M of swap).

>On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Tom Jernigan wrote:
>: Compiling GfxFont.cxx...
>: cc -Wall -fPIC -O2 
>-I/usr/pkgsrc/print/cups/work/.buildlink/include -O2 -m68040 -I.. -c 
>GfxFont.cxx  -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/GfxFont.o
>: cc1plus in malloc(): error: brk(2) failed [internal error]
>Looks like you may have run out of memory (how much swap do you have?).  gcc
>is known to take up oodles of memory when compiling C++.  (A LOT more than
>you might imagine.  8-)
>Try compiling with "COPTS=-O1" and "COPTS=-O0" and see if it fails.
>-- Todd Vierling <>

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