I think it's just a very memory-intensive crate to compile, the disk
activity and the slowness is likely due to swapping. Try giving your
VM 4 GB of RAM if possible, should work better like that.
On Sun, Jan 5, 2020 at 5:35 PM <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm following these directions: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Developer_guide/Build_Instructions/Simple_Firefox_build/Linux_and_MacOS_build_preparation
> I'm running a 64 bit Ubuntu 19.10 VM in Virtualbox. It has 2 GB of RAM, 4 GB of swap and over 400 GB free disk. After running ./mach build it goes along compiling happily for about 50 minutes until it gets to this point:
> 0:16.81 toolkit/library/rust/force-cargo-library-build
> 0:33.85 Compiling style v0.0.1 (/home/michele/mozilla-central/servo/components/style)
> ^Cmach interrupted by signal or user action. Stopping.
> and hangs (or at least stops for over three hours before I had to ctrl-C out of it.) CPU goes to 100% and the disk activity light is on solid. I have installed all the prerequisites in the build guide. Any idea what's going on here?
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