[Buildbot-devel] `make clean' is too slow on buildbot

Dustin J. Mitchell dustin at zmanda.com
Fri Apr 23 22:45:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Weongyo Jeong <weongyo.jeong at gmail.com> wrote:
> It looks make(1) command consumes 100% CPU with calling brk(2) system
> calls and it takes about 250MB ~ 300MB memory!  Normally `gmake' worked
> without consuming so many memory but on buildbot it consumes so many
> memory and spends most of time to call brk(2).  After calling brk(2) it
> seems the process becomes a normal as it did.
> It looks there are some issues combining GNU make and buildbot.  Any
> ideas why it comes out on buildbot specially?

Earlier you said that this happens with any command, not just make.

Try it with /bin/true to see what happens.


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