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On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Alec Warner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Saturday 10 December 2011 08:15:10 octoploid wrote:
>>> Mike Frysinger <vapier <at> gentoo.org> writes:
>>> > - x32 is the default ABI
>>> Given that it's relatively easy to hit the 4GB barrier in the
>>> toolchain (e.g. Firefox LTO build), wouldn't it make sense to
>>> build gcc, binutils, et.al. as 64-bit LSB executables?
> On a completely random note, can you even build chromium with a 32-bit
> linker? I vaguely recall it requiring more than 4gb of ram to link ;p
I think it is around 2.2 GB on amd64 with debug stuff (-ggdb). Under
half that without the debug.
I'm pretty sure there gentoo users on x86 that are able to build it;
it does have an x86 keyword afterall. :)