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Re: Remove partial-extraction hack for Python modules

On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 2:36 PM Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> > Guessing from 'xzcat'
> > size on 3.8, that seems like 738 MB of extra write load for a full bulk
> > build, about 80 MB per package above.  I'd expect most people building
> > more than a few to have a decent-sized tmpfs and workdir on it, so I
> > would guess this doesn't really hurt.
> >
> > Is that how you see it?
> Essentially, yes.

FWIW, I am in favor of this. The amount of extra disk needed is not
unreasonably large compared to big builds like gcc, rust, firefox and


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