B19.1: virtual memory exhausted during make under Win95 resp. Win

David Whitten whitten@netcom.com
Tue Aug 25 16:19:00 GMT 1998

> Hi,
> during compilation of MICO an error occured as described shortly in
> thesubject. To explain you in detail what's happened, I present
> the complete error szenario. I installed the GNU-Win32  Beta 19 under
> Windows95 and Windows NT4 in the default directory. After that
> I also installed the update to B19.1. The application I wanted to compile
> was MICO in version 2.1.1
> (available at:  http://www.vsb.cs.uni-frankfurt.de/~mico/ ).
> I started the make process with the configure script and after that I
> started make. There was no error until the file "orb.cc" was compiled.
> The following message appeared on screen:
> c++  -I. -I../include -I/Cygnus/b19/mico/./include/ministl -O
> -fno-exceptions
>   -c orb.cc -o orb.o
> (c:\Cygnus\B19\H-i386-cygwin32\lib\gcc-lib\i386-cygwin32\2.7-B19\cc1plus.exe
>  106
> 5) commit_and_inc: VirtualAlloc failed
> orb.cc: In function `static class CORBA::ORB * CORBA::ORB_init(int &, char
> **, c
> onst char *)':
> orb.cc:1686: virtual memory exhausted
> make[1]: *** [orb.o] Error 1
> make: *** [system] Error 1
> bash-2.01$
> This error seems to be an error from GNU-Win32, isn't it? If yes, what has
> to be done to compile MICO completely? Is there a patch to
> cc1plus.exe?
> When answering, please send a copy of this answer to
> 'hubert@uni-wuppertal.de'.
> Thank you,
> Martin Hubert

Since MICO is known to require a HUGE (some say 80+Mb) swap space to
compile, could you tell us how much swap you have configured ?


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