Bug#1020642: webkit2gtk: FTBFS on mipsel: virtual memory exhausted

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Sat Sep 24 22:59:15 BST 2022

On Sat, Sep 24, 2022 at 06:39:25PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:

> webkit2gtk repeatedly failed to compile on the mipsel buildds:
> <https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=webkit2gtk&arch=mipsel&ver=2.38.0-1&stamp=1663778777&raw=0>:
> > FAILED: Source/WebCore/CMakeFiles/WebCore.dir/__/__/WebCore/DerivedSources/unified-sources/UnifiedSource-3a52ce78-32.cpp.o 
> > /usr/bin/ccache /usr/bin/c++ [long command-line removed]
> > virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory
> Can we perhaps disable the use of "unified" sources (fewer, larger
> translation units) for architectures where address space is
> limited?  Or maybe tell the compiler not to attempt memory-hungry
> optimizations, or something like that?

I was talking to Adrian Bunk about this a couple of days ago, he
was trying to build webkit in a mipsel buildd using different

Adrian, did you figure something out?

> I see this unreleased commit is available in git:
> https://salsa.debian.org/webkit-team/webkit/-/commit/e92e4c4654e6fd116ef30c5cc767cc25b675ed1f
> which might also help.

According to Adrian it probably won't (I didn't test it yet).


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