opteron build failure/500MB termcap.db
dl at leo.org
Tue Jun 8 17:01:40 GMT 2004
Anthony Schneider wrote on Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 12:47:26PM -0400:
> what part of "500MB termcap.db" did you not understand? don't be an ass.
> it's really unnecessary.
You did not show the size of the termcap in your email.
You did say so in the subject, though. I admit being blind
in this respect and I apologize for my rude answer.
However, you could have made the point more clear,
and illustrating your statement in the subject e.g. by
showing something like:
# ls -al /usr/obj/usr/src/share/termcap/termcap.db
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 501310720 Apr 11 17:27 /usr/obj/usr/src/share/termcap/termcap.db
^^^^^^^^^ this is wrong
besides the error messages, which are just a more distant symptom
of the problem instead of the large termcap.db and therefore misleading.
> soft updates are off for this filesystem. this isn't an issue of using
> twice the space, it's an issue of termcap.db being 500MB instead of 1.x MB.
> the file is created during buildworld, and installworld comes much later,
> so if this is created by some kind of temporary delay then it's a long
> temporary delay, and my os forever thinks that this file is 500MB.
Obviously this is not the issue (as Maxime also pointed out already).
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