[Python-Dev] Unicode compile

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 30 Mar 2000 15:12:22 -0500

> I don't know how much memory other people have in their machiens, but
> in this machine (128Mb), I get the following trying to compile a CVS
> checkout of Python:
> gcc  -g -O2 -I./../Include -I.. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -c ./unicodedatabase.c
> ./unicodedatabase.c:53482: virtual memory exhausted
> I hope that this is a temporary thing, or we ship the database some
> other manner, but I would argue that you should be able to compile
> Python on a machine with 32Mb of RAM at MOST.... for an idea of how
> much VM this machine has, i have 256Mb of SWAP on top of it.

I'm not sure how to fix this, short of reading the main database from
a file.  Marc-Andre?

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