[cfe-dev] Unusually high ram usage on tests

Deep Majumder via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Mar 10 21:39:32 PST 2021

Yup, right you are! I had reinstalled my system and forgotten to install
lld. Thanks!

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 12:59 AM Benics Bal√°zs <benicsbalazs at gmail.com>

> Use `lld` as a linker, it is superior to `ld` or `gold`.
> It consumes less memory and much faster.
> Also, prefer dynamic linking for faster development cycles.
> Balazs.
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> *From:* cfe-dev <cfe-dev-bounces at lists.llvm.org> on behalf of Deep
> Majumder via cfe-dev <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:17:38 PM
> *To:* cfe-dev <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> *Subject:* [cfe-dev] Unusually high ram usage on tests
> Hi everyone,
> I am running 'ninja check-clang-analysis' on the release build of clang
> with LLVM_PARALLEL_LINK_JOBS set to 2 and assertions off. I am on Ubuntu
> 20.04. This is taking up almost 10 gb of memory (6 from ram, 4 from swap).
> I have been running this command for over a month and I haven't seen this
> sort of memory usage. Is this normal? Or am I missing something?
> Warm regards,
> Deep
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