[OE-core] [PATCH v3 3/3] image_types.bbclass: Set memory usage limit and CPU threads for xz

Otavio Salvador otavio.salvador at ossystems.com.br
Fri Feb 15 13:44:27 UTC 2019

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 3:48 AM Khem Raj <raj.khem at gmail.com> wrote:
> when building with opkg backend and huge packages e.g. chromium/llvm all
> going in parallel, memory pressure causes xz to catapult with
> do_package_write_ipk: Failed to create package, opkg-build failed with: xz: (stdin): Cannot allocate memory
> since there are many tasks going on in parallel, xz adds to memory pressure
> and it wants it all, put an upper limit for memory xz can use
> We add a variable XZ_MAXRAM with 30% of RAM limit and can be customized
> if builders have more memory one can set it like

The commit log refers to the wrong variable name, it seems.

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