Subject: Re: disk space
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/2002 17:16:03
Frederick Bruckman said:

>I'm up to ~500mb for the files alone. You need room for "cvs" to work,
>plus it only grows, never shrinks, so about 1 Gb would be good. You'll
>also need another 1/2 Gb or so for the object dirs. You didn't ask
>about it, but "xsrc" also tops 1/2 Gb (but including the objects), and
>"pkgsrc", sources alone, tops 1.6G!

Yup. On my i386 -current machine /usr/src is 826 megs. This includes all
.o files and linked binaries from my last build.

Rick Kelly