size of debug symbols

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Fri Feb 22 16:08:06 UTC 2019

On 22/02/2019 16:00, Robert Huff wrote:
>>  But did you consider deleting older versions of libraries
>>  that are maybe still present?
>>  >From /usr/src/Makefile:
>>  # delete-old          - Delete obsolete directories/files/libraries.
>>  # delete-old-dirs     - Delete obsolete directories.
>>  # delete-old-files    - Delete obsolete files.
>>  # delete-old-libs     - Delete obsolete libraries.
>>  Maybe you're seeing obsolete stuff, too...
> 	When I run "make delete-old", I get asked about each individual file.
> 	There are a _lot_ of files.
> 	Is there a way to say "y" to everything?  I know this -
> technically - incurs a certain amount of risk.  But considering Ican't
> remember any reports of someone getting bit by this it seems like a
> risk worth taking.

Add -DBATCH_DELETE_OLD_FILES to your make invocation.

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