Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg
To: Greywolf <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/10/2000 04:01:11
On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Greywolf wrote:
> And we are reducing inodes...why, exactly?  Surely it can't be a
> matter of running your pkgsrc filesystem out of inodes.  Is it simply
> file extraction times?
> I'll smack the first person who gives me a "what" point, because I've
> been following, but I don't quite get it.  What ports are so adversely
> affected by the large number of inodes?
> What's it take to build all of /usr/pkgsrc (I'm guessing about 4G on
> the outside).  If you have /usr/pkgsrc residing somewhere on a 4G+
> filesystem, you're NOT gonna run out of inodes.

Read my initial post.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>