size of source tree

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Apr 12 08:26:48 UTC 2014

On 12/04/2014 04:54, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> The source tree dated 26.03.14 has a size of some 899GM while today's
> source tree has some 1.8GB.
> Why is it suddenly so huge?

How were these source trees obtained?  A checkout from SVN will have a
.svn directory containing pristine copies of all of the files, which
will pretty much double the space requirement.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.

JID: matthew at

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