[Slackbuilds-users] Problem building Qt5

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Apr 19 19:16:14 UTC 2020

On Sun, 19 Apr 2020, B Watson wrote:

> That looks like it was a huge link. Taking more than an hour is normal,
> especially if it's having to use swap.


I've 32G memory here and little else running.

> Before you killed it, did you check CPU usage (e.g. with "top")? It
> should have been pegging one core at 100%.

Yes, I looked at top and didn't see sbopkg or any process that looked
relevant in the half-minute or so I watched; didn't specifically look for
memory use.

> More patience. And/or more RAM, if you can.


I've put off replacing the 32G RAM with 64G because I'm focused on
developing more business (despite the pandemic and economic shutdown). 32G
should be enough.

So, I'll start it again and spend time reading while the pizza dough rises.

Many thanks.

Stay healthy,


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