Javascript heap out of memory allocation after NPM Linking and running webpack

Bug report

What is the current behavior?
I was using NPM link just fine, and then the dependency I was NPM linking needed a little debugging of its own, and I linked two other modules to that module’s directory.
Then I tried to run npm run start from my create-react-app and I got this error below.

I then tried to unlink those two extra links to my originally linked module, but that has done nothing.

Now even though I have the same setup that I had before - just one link from my create-react-app app to my linked module - I get . this error every time, whenever anything is linked at all. I even get it after removing the previous folder, unlinking everything, creating the same dependency in a new folder and linking that.

Here’s the error:

<--- Last few GCs --->

[6630:0x102837000]    34096 ms: Mark-sweep 1309.1 (1442.1) -> 1296.9 (1443.1) MB, 1591.8 / 0.0 ms  (average mu = 0.148, current mu = 0.073) allocation failure scavenge might not succeed
[6630:0x102837000]    36476 ms: Mark-sweep 1310.0 (1443.1) -> 1298.1 (1445.1) MB, 2108.6 / 0.0 ms  (average mu = 0.130, current mu = 0.114) allocation failure scavenge might not succeed

<--- JS stacktrace --->

==== JS stack trace =========================================

    0: ExitFrame [pc: 0x1b1faafcfc7d]
Security context: 0x0b7d4829d9b1 <JSObject>
    1: _normalizePosition [0xb7d693b7e59] [/Users/realisation/Desktop/code/cra-etude/node_modules/@babel/generator/lib/buffer.js:~208] [pc=0x1b1fab8dbc2a](this=0x0b7d693f4ea9 <Buffer map = 0xb7d8d2e9631>,0x0b7d482db161 <String[5]: start>,0x0b7d12991f59 <SourceLocation map = 0xb7d9a03a061>,0x0b7d478825b1 <undefined>,0x0b7d478825b1 <undefined>)
    2: argument...

FATAL ERROR: Ineffective mark-compacts near heap limit Allocation failed - JavaScript heap out of memory

Writing Node.js report to file: report.20190701.142118.6630.001.json
Node.js report completed
 1: 0x1000667f8 node::Abort() [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 2: 0x100066f48 node::errors::TryCatchScope::~TryCatchScope() [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 3: 0x1001b50d7 v8::Utils::ReportOOMFailure(v8::internal::Isolate*, char const*, bool) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 4: 0x1001b5074 v8::internal::V8::FatalProcessOutOfMemory(v8::internal::Isolate*, char const*, bool) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 5: 0x1005bbfb2 v8::internal::Heap::FatalProcessOutOfMemory(char const*) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 6: 0x1005be4e3 v8::internal::Heap::CheckIneffectiveMarkCompact(unsigned long, double) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 7: 0x1005baa18 v8::internal::Heap::PerformGarbageCollection(v8::internal::GarbageCollector, v8::GCCallbackFlags) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 8: 0x1005b8bd5 v8::internal::Heap::CollectGarbage(v8::internal::AllocationSpace, v8::internal::GarbageCollectionReason, v8::GCCallbackFlags) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
 9: 0x1005c547c v8::internal::Heap::AllocateRawWithLightRetry(int, v8::internal::AllocationSpace, v8::internal::AllocationAlignment) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
10: 0x1005c54ff v8::internal::Heap::AllocateRawWithRetryOrFail(int, v8::internal::AllocationSpace, v8::internal::AllocationAlignment) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
11: 0x1005946f4 v8::internal::Factory::NewFillerObject(int, bool, v8::internal::AllocationSpace) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
12: 0x100846f94 v8::internal::Runtime_AllocateInNewSpace(int, v8::internal::Object**, v8::internal::Isolate*) [/Users/realisation/.nvm/versions/node/v11.12.0/bin/node]
13: 0x1b1faafcfc7d 
14: 0x1b1fab8dbc2a 

If the current behavior is a bug, please provide the steps to reproduce.
NPM link one module, then npm link that module to a couple other modules, and try to run npm run start from a create-react-app app.

Unlink all those modules and just link the first one once. See the messed up stuff.

I am on a Macbook Pro from 2017.

What is the expected behavior?
Expected successful behavior without bug? I can simply use my npm linked module. Bonus: I can use my npm linked module with that module linked to a couple other modules so I can debug multiple modules quickly.

Other relevant information:
webpack version: 4.29.6
Node.js version: 11.12.0
Operating System: MocOS Mojave 10.14.4
Additional tools: NPM 6.7.0

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