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From: Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: btop fails to compile
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 06:30:14
Message-Id: Y42P/quHwAB9kWq/
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: btop fails to compile by Jochen Kirchner
1 On Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 01:50:02PM +0100, Jochen Kirchner wrote
3 > this is my make.conf: (its a web - and mail server)
4 >
5 > MAKEOPTS="-j17 -l17"
7 Ouch!!! How much ram do you have on that machine? The Gentoo install
8 handbook has a dire warning at...
12 ...that you need approx 2 gigabytes free ram for each increment in
15 > * Warning
16 > Using a large number of jobs can significantly impact memory
17 > consumption. A good recommendation is to have at least 2 GiB of RAM
18 > for every job specified (so, e.g. -j6 requires at least 12 GiB). To
19 > avoid running out of memory, lower the number of jobs to fit the
20 > available memory.
22 If you have a fancy-schmancy "desktop environment" allow another 3 or
23 4 Gigs, especially if you're simultaneously running Chrome or
24 calculating large spreadsheets or processing large documents. For
25 "MAKEOPTS=-j17" you'll need at least 36-to-40 gigabytes.
27 --
28 I've seen things, you people wouldn't believe; Gopher, Netscape with
29 frames, the first Browser Wars. Searching for pages with AltaVista,
30 pop-up windows self-replicating, trying to uninstall RealPlayer. All
31 those moments, will be lost in time like tears in rain... time to die.


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] Re: btop fails to compile Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
Re: [gentoo-user] Re: btop fails to compile Jochen Kirchner <jk@×××××××.design>