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Re: more out of memory fun

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri Oct 20 2006 - 00:40:54 GMT
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 05:24:26PM -0700, brad miele wrote:
> This is a new out of memory adventure, and I am getting ready to undertake 
> the gdb stuff, but here is the scenario...
> I installed 2.4.4 on a new machine (never had swish-e on it) and tried 
> indexing my 900K fileset. The process gets about 2/3 of the way through 
> checking dirs when it fails with:
> err: Ran out of memory (could not allocate 262144 more bytes)!

Brad, is this only with 2.4.4?  If we knew it was something between the
two versions it would likely help in tracking it down.

I would think you would need -e whenever indexing that many files --
but with 4G ram maybe that's not the issue.

Bill Moseley

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Received on Thu Oct 19 17:40:55 2006