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On Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:41:30 -0500
Rich Freeman <email@example.com> wrote:
> and for me the bigger benefit is not sucking down half a gig of RAM.
Oh, that's exactly what is catching more and more users out: Hey I got
8 cores so I can run MAKEOPTS=-j8! What happens? With only 6GB RAM, and
each of those eight cc1plus jobs picking more than half a gigabyte,
jobs get OOM killed. Please volunteer on bug-wranglers@. :)