RFR: 8013920: Configure sets JOBS to 0 if memory is too low.

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed May 29 07:46:41 UTC 2013

The problem was reported on this list a while back, running on a virtual 
linux with 1GB of ram. Working around the JOBS=0 issue, the build still 

Perhaps having a low limit on memory would be good idea, but to 
determine it, we would need to test it.


On 2013-05-28 17:54, Mike Duigou wrote:
> If memory is so low will the build actually succeed? Perhaps it might be better to error out if memory is below some threshold.
> Mike
> On May 28 2013, at 05:32 , Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> Simple patch making sure that JOBS is never set to 0.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8013920/webrev.root.01/
>> /Erik

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