Thanks for the reply. Yes I am using a 64-bit build of Git. The report
is too large to attach to email so I've uploaded it here (~6MB tar.xz

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Andrew Wong <> wrote:
> On 10/15/2012 11:53 AM, Uri Moszkowicz wrote:
>> I'm trying to convert a CVS repository to Git using cvs2git. I was able to
>> generate the dump file without problem but am unable to get Git to
>> fast-import it. The dump file is 328GB and I ran git fast-import on a
>> machine with 512GB of RAM.
> Just taking a wild guess here. Are you using 64bit version of git? If not,
> maybe it'd help to try 64bit?
>> fatal: Out of memory? mmap failed: Cannot allocate memory
>> fast-import: dumping crash report to fast_import_crash_18192
>> error: git-fast-import died of signal 11
> "fast-import" also produced a crash report. It might help to diagnose the
> issue if you can post that report?
> The report shouldn't be too big. And you might want to strip any sensitive
> information before posting.
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