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Date:      Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:37:16 -0500
From:      Valeri Galtsev <>
Subject:   Re: error message with poudriere
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On 9/19/18 9:26 AM, Lorenzo Salvadore via freebsd-questions wrote:
>> The sad truth is that 4G isn't enough to build some ports any more. Even
>> using 8G I have a list of ports that I build one at a time to prevent
>> them building at the same time and consuming everything, such as llvm*,
>> gcc*, webkit, firefox, chromium
>     I know what you mean: I have only 3.6G of RAM (and 2G of swap, but I use
> only very little of it and very rarely) and llvm, qt5-webengine and openoffice
> are my nightmares...

With these resources you may want to reduce poudriere to using one jail 
(thus diminishing parallel build to only one). If that doesn't help, you 
really need to add RAM. Adding swap will set you back in speed 


>     When I use poudriere, to reduce compilation time of dependencies, I just
> copy the package llvm60 to
> /usr/local/poudriere/data/packages/<jailname>-<porttree_name> from an
> already compiled package (at the moment I test all my ports on the same
> FreeBSD version, so I have not had any compatibility problem yet).
> Lorenzo Salvadore.
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Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247

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