[Bf-committers] 8GB of RAM insufficient for bulding Blender

Deep Majumder deep.majumder2019 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 16:12:36 CET 2020

As far as I could tell, it was hitting the memory bar while compiling the
freestyle module.

On Fri, 28 Feb 2020 at 2:18 PM, Deep Majumder <deep.majumder2019 at gmail.com>

> Hello everyone,
> I am trying to build Blender (from its source on Git) so as to apply for
> Google Suumer of Code 2020. However, when the build process (make) reaches
> to 57%, the whole of my 8 GB RAM is consumed and my system starts thrashing
> (eventually the build process gets killed). I am using Pop OS 19.10 64-bit
> (which is based on Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine 64-bit), on an Intel Core i5
> 8th Gen processor, 8gb of RAM, and 4 GB of swap space on a 7200 rpm HDD.
> Is there a workaround this or do I need to buy more RAM?
> Regards,
> Deep

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