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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] SWIG compilation speedup!

From: Eric Blossom
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] SWIG compilation speedup!
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 08:48:43 -0800
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On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 10:19:19AM +0100, Trond Danielsen wrote:
> 2007/1/13, Johnathan Corgan <address@hidden>:
> >On Sat, 2007-01-13 at 16:12 +1030, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> >
> >> I can't see the point for doing so. I don't care if its takes me 15 
> >minutes or
> >> 30 minutes to compile all GNU Radio.
> >
> >The biggest improvement isn't the compile time, it's the fact that the
> >memory working set for g++ when compiling the previous
> >gnuradio_swig_python.cc file was 650 MB.  This would cause massive swap
> >thrashing on machines with say, 512 MB of RAM, or less, and drive the
> >compilation time up to potentially hours.
> >
> This is great! I have a fairly new machine with 1G ram and a dual core
> AMD cpu, and compiling GNU Radio used to bring the computer to its
> knees :), so this is a great improvement.

Glad to hear that it's working for you!

> It is also good news as I intend to run GNU Radio on my EKIFA single
> board computer, which only has 128MB of RAM.

> Trond Danielsen

Running in 128 MB should be find.  I think that compiling in 128MB may
still be a challenge.  You may want to consider a cross-development


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