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From: Sebastiaan <sebastia@...>
Subject: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError on amd64
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 15:59:31 +0100 (CET)

I am trying to build VTK ( I have no problems 
compiling this package on x86 by either using emerge or manually. But on 
amd64 the build dies because of an java.lang.OutOfMemoryError:

Listing /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/Wrapping/Python/vtk/wx ...
Compiling /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/Wrapping/Python/vtk/wx/ ...
Compiling /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/Wrapping/Python/vtk/wx/ ...
Compiling /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/Wrapping/Python/vtk/wx/ ...
Generating ../../java/vtk/vtkBuildAllDriver.class

The system is out of resources.
Consult the following stack trace for details.
make[2]: *** [java/vtk/vtkBuildAllDriver.class] Error 3
make[1]: *** [Wrapping/Java/CMakeFiles/VTKBuildAll.dir/all] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2

The build consequently breaks down here. However, when I run make again, 
it suddenly compiles withtout problems and finishes the build.

The compilation command for building vtkBuildAllDriver.class is:

@echo "Generating ../../java/vtk/vtkBuildAllDriver.class"
cd /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/Wrapping/Java && /opt/blackdown-jdk- -classpath 
/var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/java/vtk/.. -d /var/tmp/portage/vtk-5.0.0-r4/work/VTK/java/vtk/.. 

I have tried to increase the amount of memory java can use by adding 
-J-Xms48m to the command (right after configuration, since a second 
compilation attempt always works), but without succes.

Does anyone have an idea what the problem can be? I am unsure if the 
problem lies within VTK or Blackdown. Sun-jdk does not have a 64 bit 
version available, so I cannot compare with that.

I have previously posted this to as well.

Thanks in advance,


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Re: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError on amd64
-- Joshua Nichols
Re: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError on amd64
-- Greg Tassone
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