xz -9 : Cannot allocate memory

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Thu Aug 29 14:34:00 GMT 2013

Achim Gratz <Stromeko <at> NexGo.DE> writes:
> With the initial heap size set to 1MB, the same allocations for mmap work
> just fine.  The mmap length used by xz is the same for files of all sizes.

The large mmap is for the scratchpad memory of xz, which can be limited via
the -M option.  Currently it fails when this gets larger than 616MiB
(standard for -9 is 674Mib).


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