How much disk space required for make release?

Edwin L. Culp W. edwinlculp at
Tue Aug 16 22:18:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Miller, Vincent (Rick)
<vmiller at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am attempting to 'make release' 8.2-RELEASE.  After running for a few hours, it died citing lack of disk space. The filesystem has approximately 80GB available.  How much disk space is required when making a release?
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I am not running 8.  Only 7, soon to be updated to 9, but I just
finished building a release on Current amd64.  I doubt that it will
help much but . . .

# du -s -m  release
8693    release

A little less than 9G.  I wouldn't want to have less that 10G free, if
I were going to build regularly.

Boy am I glad that disks are so much cheaper now.


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