Subject: Re: setting limit in pkg Makefile?
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/06/1998 11:18:03
On Thu, 6 Aug 1998 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
allow.  :>

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; Bus.