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Memory leaks on compilations

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http://www.unix.com – Hello! I've been struggling for not few hours with memory leaks on this machine. I'm running linux 2.6.32-5-686, and the problem is as follows: Some months ago, I have compiled kernel 2.6.33-2-686 without any issues in this same machine. This week I have tried compiling GNUzilla Icecat and the 2.6.35 kernel. But when compiling the kernel, when it is just starting compiling, all real memory (2GB) fills, and when beginning to swap, the machine becomes absolutely unresponsive. With Icecat, it takes 15 minutes before this happens, and today I tried leaving it working for almost 5 hours, unrespon (HowTos)