On 2016-09-19 13:02, Jonathan Bober wrote:

If I ulimit -v 8 GB, say, (which is 512/64), and the PARI allocater immediately grabs 2 GB of the virtual address space for itself, then that seems like it leaves only 6 GB for malloc/sage_malloc/whatever else, which would be effectively limiting the physical memory available in some situations.

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Then use a larger value for "ulimit -v" or add some swap space.

This is not the default, and you probably wouldn't want to run your laptop this way

`But it is an advanced setting. Given that, I assume that you are clever`

`enough to do the right thing.`

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