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crashed during bulk build

From: Pierre Abbat <phma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 19:33:22 -0400

The build got up to octave [4002/12503] and the computer crashed and dumped 
core. I think it's because I was trying to kill a process, of which there 
should be at most one because it's a cron job, of which there were eleven, 
and then ran pidof to see if any new ones had popped up. I will, as I said, 
try to figure out how to resume the build.

The disk fullness of that partition is 66%. The disk usage shouldn't be 
anywhere near that, but it might be. There was an orphaned process called 
lt-autogen, left over from one of the previously built packages, that was 
hogging the CPU. Once I figured out that its working directory was inside the 
build, but its parent was init, I killed it. It may have been writing a huge 
file, which I'll have to find and delete before trying to copy the entire 
build directory.

The next quarter starts in two weeks, so there isn't much point in me actually 
finishing this build. But I will make it possible for Justin, John, or anyone 
else to resume a build if the computer crashes for reasons unrelated to the 

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