Re: Compiling Gnome ?

On Sun, 19 Jul 1998, John Kodis wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 19, 1998 at 04:17:52PM -0400, Manish Vachharajani wrote:
> > On Sun, 19 Jul 1998, Pascal Hofstee wrote:
> > > 
> > > I have 32 MB RAM and a Swap Partition of 128 MB (which the compile
> > > doesn't fully use). I think that ought to be enough.
> > 
> > Hmm, it seems that that should be enough memory, so I am not sure whats
> > wrong.  I just built the ORBit panel and it seems to work pretty well.
> No, appallingly enough, I think that even this is marginal.  I have a
> very similar configuration (32M core, 100M swap), and find that the
> only way I can successfully compile Mico is to shut down every X
> application other than the xterm in which the build is taking place.
> If you're running a couple netscapes, gimps, and emacsen while
> attempting this compilation, I'd expect you to run out of memory.
> -- John Kodis.

Wow, that's pretty bad, luckily its gone now :).  It also means I was
pretty close to the limit with X, netscape, an old panel, and only a
measly 64MB ram and 128MB swap.  What a pig.

Manish Vachharajani

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