[WXP]:fatal error - could n't allocate heap, Win32 error 487 (Was: Any plan to use Ant instead of cygwin/make???)
francis.andre at easynet.fr
Sun Mar 30 15:52:53 PDT 2008
I found what was the problem for the instability of cygwin under my WXP. Since I
have noticed some others mails or requests on the web related to that problem
(specially on vista), may be it would be interesting for the build-dev mailing
lists to share the following URLs:
(I removed the Logitech webcam software with "Logitech process monitor" service
and after rebooting, there were no more any heap allocation error)
Kelly O'Hair a écrit :
> Francis ANDRE wrote:
>> Hi OpenJDK Team
>> While trying to build OpenJDK on WXP SP2, I am facing to a recurrent
>> problem with cygwin that crashes because it could not allocate heap
>> $ make
>> 7 [main] ? (232756) C:\Progra~1\cygwin\bin\sh.exe: *** fatal
>> error - could
>> n't allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x6D0000, top 0x6E0000,
>> reserve_size 61
>> 440, allocsize 65536, page_const 4096
>> This intermittent heap memory allocation problem is a recurent one
>> explained many times on the cygwin archives mailing list.
>> Even with the suggested command explained in
>> regtool -i set /HKLM/Software/Cygnus\
>> Solutions/Cygwin/heap_chunk_in_mb 2048
>> make fails on a regular basis... even after the execution of a
>> rebaseall as stated in the cygwin mails.
>> So, that's why I am wondering if you plan to use cpptasks and ant
>> script since using cpptask and the ant-contrib library could be a
>> viable alternative to avoid the cygwin unstability.
> I have never seen this cygwin problem before. Cygwin has been very stable
> for me and nobody has reported any kind of problem like this.
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