Space required for build

Yuri Pankov yuripv at
Fri Oct 5 10:59:04 UTC 2018

Thomas Mueller wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I have been running short of space when building from source lately.
>> There is 12 GB available in /usr for src and obj , but this doesn't seem
>> enough. Is this too little, or is there anything else wrong with my system?
>> Regards,
>> Per Gunnarsson
> You can use a separate partition or directory, or even a different hard disk with UFS (or ZFS?) partition.
> You would need to set environment variable MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX or use null mount.

And to answer the original question, that's what I have after a build of 

$ du -sh /usr/{obj,src}
5.5G    /usr/obj
1.3G    /usr/src

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