UMAX backend and compiler issues under Linux

Ian R. Justman (
Thu, 10 Sep 1998 12:04:30 -0700 (PDT)

Hello, all.

When I do a build of the backends under Linux, I have to leave the UMAX
backend out because for some weird reason, it starts to eat a very large
chunk of memory. So large, it even ran me out of my fifty megabytes's
worth of swap space. Adding more swap space does NOT help either.

Yet when I compile the backends under FreeBSD, that problem does not
manifest itself.

I most recently did this with gcc under Slackware 3.4 on one
machine, and PGCC (based on EGCS 1.0.3) on another Slackware 3.4 system,
same results.

The FreeBSD system in question is 2.2.7 RELEASE, under which I do most of
my heavy-duty debugging runs; Linux puts too much useless crap in my
debugging logs, especially the recent work I'd done in locating my
end-of-scan problem.


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