Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/26/2002 15:41:10
>On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 04:20:39PM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> | + Reduction in disk space usage in `/'.
> | On a 1.6_BETA3/i386 system:
> | 5660 /bin
> | 10322 /sbin
> | 15982 total
> | On a fully dynamic i386 system:
> | 1506 /bin
> | 1702 /sbin
> | 1206 /lib
> | 4804 /rescue
> | 9218 total
> | (The rescue tools are not strictly necessary, but they are
> | recommended and included here to show that even with them,
> | there is still a disk space saving).
since shlib with older major/minor version will stay in /lib,
requirement for / partition in a long run will be more severe than
now. i'm not too sure if it is a good change.