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Re: Error when compiling a large file

From: Trevor Daniels
Subject: Re: Error when compiling a large file
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:34:40 -0000

James wrote Wednesday, February 20, 2013 8:01 AM

> On 20 February 2013 07:56, ArnoldTheresius <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Miguel Jesus wrote
>> >
>> > I couldn't get it to compile even when I try to compile th whole score.
>> >
>> have you allready tried to tune lilyponds (scheme's) memory usage with the
>> environment variable LILYPOND_GC_YIELD?
>> In the past, on WindowsNT with only 192 MB RAM I reduced it to approx. 45
>> just to prevent swapping.
> Although I am not sure how I use that 'variable'. Is it in the command on
> the CLI itself or can I put it in my .ly file somewhere?

The former.
> Could you give an example of how you use it?


I'm in the process of trying this.  It does limit the working-set, with a value 
of 45
to around 1GB, at the expense of greatly increasing the paging load, but it did 
not stop 2.13.14 from crashing in the same way.  I'm just about to try it with
the latest released binary before I report.


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