[Slackbuilds-users] webkit2gtk build problems

Glenn Becker glenn.becker at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 14:59:49 UTC 2017

I would be okay with doing other stuff while compiling but this thing
[infamously? I've Googled and found lots of complaints] tales a loong time.

I ain't rich, so the referenced box is my 'new' laptop, and it gives me a
little chill when I check in on the cmake % done notifications and have to
stifle yells of "ONLY X PERCENT??"



On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Ythogtha <yth at ythogtha.org> wrote:

> > > I got the same error as Habs on a stable install.
> >
> > I was convinced by Matteo and David that webkit2gtk build fine on stable
> > and current for both arch, BUT it requires a LOT of resources, so i
> > cancelled my revert and update README instead to make additional SWAP
> > space if you have small amount of memory installed.
>         After the package is created, the temporary build directory takes
> 1.1Gb.
> It's not that big, but it is also true that the build takes up a lot of
> resources during compilation.
>         My computer only has 8Gb of RAM. Maybe using multiple jobs may be a
> problem, I use -j2, and my computer is on its knees (or chips, or circuits,
> don't know... ^^) when building, but it builds fine.
> --
> Arnaud <yth at ythogtha.org>
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