Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Fri Jul 7 06:19:09 EDT 2006

Christian Maeder <maeder at tzi.de> wrote:

> It doesn't work under solaris and under linux [1] my nightly
> compilation jobs are "killed" every tuesday morning (!) for some
> reason that i cannot reproduce. I suspect the threaded RTS and heavy
> load. I had no such problems with ghc-6.4.1 before.

A process can be "Killed" by the operating system if the machine runs
out of virtual memory.  I suspect someone else is running a cron job on
Tuesdays that fills memory.  It is unlikely to be (only) ghc's fault.


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