[kaffe] Re: OutOfMemoryError while compiling GNU Classpath

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Thu Feb 14 17:54:17 PST 2008

Kiyo Inaba wrote:
> Hi Ito-san,
> You wrote:
>>> I have found that recent Kaffe causes OutOfMemoryError in the
>>> process of this compiling.
>> I tested this on a machine with rich memory, and have found out
>> that, in order to compile GNU Classpath 0.96.1 with ecj,
> Since I gave up compiling GNU Classpath everytime, I did not notice
> this trouble. But, even without zzip library if we need 384MB, the
> increase of 60MB or so should not make much difference ;-)
> Kiyo
> P.S. I am so happy to know the weekly snap helps tracking down these
>      problem.
> P.P.S. Of course, it is better to write some special note in FAQ about
>      this memory issue.

GNU Classpath CVS head is a bit tough on the compilers, agreed. ;) But 
this seems to be a kaffe issue, so I'll investigate to see if the new 
zzip based code is leaking memory.

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