[arch-general] Problems compiling big projects from AUR

Celti Burroughs celti at celti.name
Fri Apr 12 11:04:09 UTC 2019

April 12, 2019 3:07 AM, "Jeanette C. via arch-general" <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> The thing that happens is for the AUR build process to swap massive
> amounts of data, grinding the system almost to a halt and finally
> failing without much of a reason. Nothing typically source code or
> linkage related.

Are you using an AUR helper to run the build, or are you running it
manually using makepkg? It seems likely to me that your AUR helper is
building somewhere under /tmp, which is of course a tmpfs and thus
entirely resident in RAM — and thus causing massive and unnecessary


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