On 2016-10-14 14:12, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 08:28:28PM -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> > Hi MIPS gurus,
> > 
> > We have
> > Bug#837403: connectome-workbench: FTBFS with bindnow and PIE
> > due to inability to build that package on mips
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=connectome-workbench&arch=mips&ver=1.2.3-2&stamp=1473733739
> > or mipsel
> > https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=connectome-workbench&arch=mipsel&ver=1.2.3-2&stamp=1473733554
> > 
> > both of which fail with
> > 
> > "virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory"
> > 
> > What would be your recommendation -- demand removing mips* from
> > supported architectures or there is a chance... ? ;)
> 
> The build log says
>   make -j4
> 
> This is due to the following in debian/rules:
>   dh $@ --parallel --sourcedirectory=src
> 
> Running 4 instances of the compiler in parallel can quadruple
> the memory usage. 

That is true, however the amount of memory per 32-bit process is
unchanged and still limited to 2GB, so I doubt it will make any
change.

Aurelien

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