bugGNU Parallel - Bugs: bug #58245, --memfree 12.5%


bug #58245: --memfree 12.5%

Submitter:  Ole Tange <tange>
Submitted:  Sun 26 Apr 2020 09:37:24 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  1 - Wish
Item Group:  None Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  tange
Open/Closed:  Open
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Fri 16 Oct 2020 11:47:19 PM UTC, comment #1: 

MacOS: add up all pages to get total mem.

$ vm_stat
Mach Virtual Memory Statistics: (page size of 4096 bytes)
Pages free:                           1511.
Pages active:                       309993.
Pages inactive:                     155164.
Pages speculative:                      36.
Pages wired down:                    57300.

Ole Tange <tange>
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Sun 26 Apr 2020 09:37:24 AM UTC, original submission:  

It should be possible to give percentage.

    parallel --memfree 12.5% echo ::: 1

should only run if there is 1 GB free on a machine with 8 GB RAM, but only run if there is 2 GB free on a machine with 16 GB.

Ole Tange <tange>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-04-26 tange Summary--memfree 1.5% --memfree 12.5%

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