John S. Dyson writes:
>> I've just failed a 'make world' for the second time after running out
>> of swap space. I don't understand why: it looks like the make process
>> is using up swap at a ridiculous rate. Here's the scenario: Pentium
>> 133 with 64 MB of memory, a hungry X server using about a third of
>> this, two swap spaces with a total of 150 MB.
> Just updated -current kernel -- use that. I broke it (with an optimization :-().
I included all CTM patches up to and including 2888:
FreeBSD freebie.lemis.de 3.0-CURRENT-ctm-2888 FreeBSD 3.0-CURRENT-ctm-2888 #167: Sat Jan 4 11:21:26 MET 1997 firstname.lastname@example.org:/src/FREEBIE/sys/compile/FREEBIE i386
The problem still occurs. I'll try the alternative you describe in
the other message and report.