[MLton-user] Slow GCC
neal at glew.name
Thu Jan 18 09:32:59 PST 2007
Tom 7 writes:
> I've had this same problem on cygwin for a long time. I always use the
> @MLton max-heap 200m -- argument to mlton in order to bound the amount of
> memory that mlton uses, otherwise it completely hoses my 512mb machine
> even compiling the empty program. We also had a similar problem with our
> mlton-compiled cygwin version of Concert. Maybe on cygwin it's better to
> use the Windows-specific spawn function to invoke gcc like I assume the
> mingw port does? That one runs fine without any special options.
Running mlton twice is the solution I've gone with - once to produce
the C and s files and once to compile them and link them. It works much
better for me than running once.
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