Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 08:01:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin by Rich Freeman
On Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:41:30 -0500
Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o> 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@. :) jer