Subject: Perl Compiling (Re: How to add swap file,Re: Network slowness)
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Adam Fritzler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/14/1998 21:57:24
So my recent troubles boil down to one problem: everytime I do a 'make
depend' with the Perl 5.004.4 sources, my MAXINE resets with 'panic: out of
It's only Perl that causes any problems. I've tried compiling several other
programs in an attempt to crash the machine and nothing. (fvwm compiles
quite quickly with a `make -j 10`!) I've gotten all the way to 50% swap
used (that's about 64mb) and load avgs up to 15.0, and still no crashes!
But, the first time I run a `make depend` for perl, it dies within 5 minutes.
So, is there a version of perl that compiles properly on NetBSD/pmax?
BTW, isn't it kind of a bug if user space apps like make and sh can crash
the system? (Running as a std user even! -- it crashes both as root and as
Anyone annoyed with all my questions yet? :)
( Adam Fritzler email@example.com )