Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Jeff Trefftzs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > An additional effect that I have noticed only with the gimp, is that
> > make crashes repeatedly during the compile. I was wondering if this
> > meant I was running out of temp disk, but I still have close to 2G
> > on the root filesystem, so that isn't it; I have tried compiling with
> > and without /usr/local/lib in the ld.so.conf file and both compiles
> > crash (segfault) after compiling for a long time. Note that if I
> > reissue the make command the compile picks up where it left off, and
> > eventually I get a brand new gimp.
> > Has anybody seen problems like these, and can you suggest any possible
> > causes or other places to look? It's not a show-stopper, but it
> > certainly has been leaving me baffled.
> This sounds very much like a hardware problem. Unsufficient cooling or
> corrupted memory could be the cause. It's not too unlikely that such
> problems only show up when compiling a large software package such as
> The GIMP. You could do some tests compiling other software such as the
> kernel or XFree86.
It's a long-shot, but I had exactly this problem when I was using
libsafe. Disabling it for the configure and compile fixed it.
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