Hi all!

For those who are using a very small, limited-RAM VPS (smaller than 4GB), how are you finding keeping Lemmy up to date?

I’m doing each component piecemeal, and on my 2GB RAM VPS I couldn’t finish lemmy backend’s cargo build, just too much RAM required even with 1.5GB of swap (VPS provider is really going to enjoy that, I’m sure)

I did the production build on a machine at home and copied the lemmy_server over. Seems to be fine, but… rust or lemmy seem to have some massive resource requirements on the build.


I’m hoping to post draft revision 1 of my install notes/procedure to this community in the very near future. I wanted to say next couple of days, but I have the feeling I know what’s going to happen in the next few days leading up to Christmas. heh

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