compile problem: OOM when compiling

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Aug 20 01:17:05 CEST 2007

Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:

> When compiling busybox (from memory need to check) cc1 started eating > 900M
> and soon my system was no longer useable.

Busybox is a defconfig type buildsystem. Let me guess... it hangs
during task do_configure, right? If so, the please launch a build and
kill it shortly after it goes into the loop. Pastebin the resulting

> Does anyone see this problem too? my host os is ubuntu 7.04 ("feisty") on
> x86_64.

Our buildhost is x86_64, I have to use a custom uname (returning i686)
and BUILD_ARCH = i686 in local.conf to make it build

- Michael Lauer <mickey at>         
Software for the worlds' first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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