Subject: Re: setting limit in pkg Makefile?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 08/06/1998 11:18:03
On Thu, 6 Aug 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
: Is there a prefered way to change the 'datasize' limit for packages? I'm
: almost (really) done with scilab-2.4, but on my NetBSD-1.3.1/pmax machine,
: the link stage takes 34-35 MB of memory so I have to do
: 'limit datasize 40000'
: before 'make'
"unlimit datasize" lest the build process take as much as your system limits
There's no real way for the pkg system to know--or, for that matter,
care--about datasize limits. But when building very big pkgs, it's probably
a good idea to "unlimit" (make all limits as big as possible) before
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)