Subject: Size of /usr/src
To: None <>
From: Mark P. Gooderum <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/1994 15:04:55
I'm about to add some disk and starting building things myself.  We're
already supping source to here and with agate being gone access to the
current snapshots is a little more iffy so I've decided to bite the
bullet and just build things myself.

Anyways, I need a rough idea of how much space it takes to build and
install /usr/src in it's entirety for one arch (i386).  Also, if /usr/src
is seperate from /usr, how much "breathing room" does /usr need during 
the install.

Also any hints on how to install after rebuild on a running system
would help.  With the binary snapshots, I've just been moving dirs out
of the way and untarring from scratch to avoid any problems with
zorching current processes and done okay (I am backing up, it's just I
only have one system right now).  This has worked okay for me for now...
but working from the src tree will be a bit different, no?

Thanks in advance,
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