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bug #42886: update aborted: out of memory; can not allocate 414601216

Submitted by:  Gary Shank <gshank>
Submitted on:  Thu 31 Jul 2014 12:25:41 PM UTC  
Category: Bug ReportSeverity: 3 - Normal
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Thu 31 Jul 2014 12:25:41 PM UTC, original submission:

Running CVS 1.11.22 on Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX

The following command works on all platforms except AIX:

> cvs-1.11.22-AIX.bin -q update -P -d

cvs-1.11.22-AIX.bin [update aborted]: out of memory; can not allocate 414601216 bytes

The file in question is a particularly large binary file (-kb) but according to the ulimit's below on AIX, I don't understand why I would get that error.

> ulimit -d


> ulimit -f


> ulimit -a

time(seconds) unlimited
file(blocks) unlimited
data(kbytes) unlimited
stack(kbytes) 65536
memory(kbytes) unlimited
coredump(blocks) unlimited
nofiles(descriptors) 2000
threads(per process) unlimited
processes(per user) unlimited

What do I need to do to resolve this so I don't get this "out of memory" error on AIX?

Gary Shank <gshank>


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