size of source tree

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sat Apr 12 17:14:48 UTC 2014

In the last episode (Apr 12), Erich Dollansky said:
> I just compared the size of the source tree dated 26.03.14 with the source
> tree from today.
> 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?

You have both trees; you tell us :)  Compare the output of "du -d 1" on each
tree, and see where the difference in space is.  The x11-fm/xdiskusage port
gives a you a nice visualization of space usage, too.  For reference,
/usr/src on my servers is around 750 MB with ZFS compression (du -s), and
1.8 GB uncompressed (du -sA).

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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