size of source tree
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Apr 12 11:51:06 UTC 2014
On 12/04/2014 10:09, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:26:23 +0100
> Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
>> 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.
> both have been obtained with svn. The smaller one was started last year
> with the then current version of svn.
> Is there an option to turn this behaviour of keeping a copy off?
Not if you want to use SVN. You can use freebsd-update to get system
sources -- but only from a release branch.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk
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