not actually a question, but a solution that i found while compiling php on the 256 droplet running arch linux 2012-09. there wasn't enough memory for gcc to compile and would fail with an obscure error.
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make: *** [ext/date/lib/parse_date.lo] Error 1
make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
i then looked at the memory configuration and found there was no swap file configured for the droplet. i followed this guide to configure a swap file within my droplet:
my php compilation is humming along just fine now :-)
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