Review request for 5049299
fweimer at bfk.de
Fri May 29 01:59:22 PDT 2009
* Andrew Haley:
>> The latter leads to problems if the maximum heap size is relatively large.
>> Currently, -Xmx is reserved, and some software fails to build on
>> vm.overcommit_memory systems due to this.
> I don't get it. Why would overcommit cause some software to fail to
> build? I can understand it failing if overcommit was turned off.
Sorry, I meant to write "vm.overcommit_memory=2".
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