[llvm-dev] Recommended computer resources to build llvm

Pranith Kumar via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Sep 6 20:39:27 PDT 2016

On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 5:54 PM, Wink Saville via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> I've got a i7 with 12 logical cores and 16GB of RAM I successfully
> built RELEASE_390/final but for the last 100 or so files I'd to use
> "ninja -j2" so as not to keep from swapping in the best case and and
> in the worst case the build kills itself without completing because
> apparently its run out of memory.

Can you try the latest master branch? That has thinLTO enabled and
does not need more than 6 GB.


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